Gig Economy Around the World | Reshaping Work
Gig Economy Around the World organized by WageIndicator Foundation, Insituut Gaak and Reshaping Work
The WageIndicator Foundation hosted a webinar on 23rd October 2020 to release the findings of their latest report - Gig Economy around the world. With partners in Spain, Argentina, The Netherlands, India, and South Africa, the Wage Foundation collected data on workers’ wages and bargaining rights
The virtual conference was an international and multidisciplinary event that brought together diverse stakeholders to share insights and brainstorm ways forward to address decent work in the digital economy.
Klaus Zimmerman opened the event with a keynote speech. The opening panel included inputs from Janine Berg, ILO, Rupa Korde, Flame University, JAn Drahokoupil, European Trade Institute, and Cesar Buenadicha, Inter-American Development Bank. V
This was followed by 5 parallel breakout rooms, each for India, Spain, South Africa, Netherlands, and Argentina. The breakout rooms had a set of speakers from each country. Zothan Mawii spoke about women in India’s platform economy and the impact of Covid19 on workers.