News about digital labour platforms

2021

  1. News

    Digital acceleration in the context of learning and skills development

    14 April 2021

    A learning event, organised by UNICEF and the ILO under the PROSPECTS Partnership, examined digital solutions to learning and skills development to support forcibly displaced children and youth as well as host community members in response to COVID-19 and beyond.

  2. © Martín González Caplan 2021

    Voices

    Time to deliver: Decent work in digital labour platforms

    14 April 2021

    For digital platform workers, considered to be essential in many countries, the COVID-19 outbreak increased their vulnerability and lack of protection. The silver lining: with decent work, the pandemic could drive a positive digital transformation.

  3. Video

    The Future of Work Podcast: The role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work

    01 April 2021

    Uma Rani, Senior Economist at the ILO and author of the World Employment and Social Outlook report 2021, explains the need for dialogue and regulatory cooperation in order to provide decent work opportunities in the sector. Listen to the full podcast on: voices.ilo.org/podcast

  4. Our impact, their voices

    Taking the harassment out of ridesharing in Nepal

    01 April 2021

    Ridesharing motorbike taxi services provide employment to thousands in Nepal, especially young people. A new partnership pilot between ILO and Fight Back Pvt. Ltd is helping raise awareness on occupational health and safety as well as sexual harassment during or after the ride.

  5. Video

    Promising employment in ICT sector for youth

    17 March 2021

    The ICT sector provides promising employment opportunities for youth, including young women. The ICT sector is now in demand with promising careers and incomes and are opened for everyone.

  6. News

    ILO presents findings from its WESO 2021 report at a COOP Academy organized by the ICA

    11 March 2021

    The presentation on the ILO’s flagship report “The cooperative model: the role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work” focused on the role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work and also elaborated on experiences of platform cooperatives.

  7. © Marvin Meyer 2021

    World Employment and Social Outlook 2021

    Rapid growth of digital economy calls for coherent policy response

    23 February 2021

    The growth of digital labour platforms is presenting opportunities and challenges for workers and businesses and a need for international policy dialogue.

  8. Media advisory

    ILO to release report on the impact of digital labour platforms on the world of work

    17 February 2021

  9. © ILO 2021

    Digital economy

    Post-COVID digital economy must include persons with disabilities

    11 February 2021

    Changes brought about by the expanding digital economy could help persons with disabilities gain more equal access to the world of work, or they could create greater barriers. A new ILO report proposes actions to ensure that the post-COVID world of work is disability-inclusive.

  10. Press release

    Winners of the inaugural Cambodia Skills Challenge Innovation Call announced

    05 February 2021

    Cambodia and UN step up efforts to support the digital transformation of skills sector as well as lessen the digital divide