News about digital labour platforms

2021

  1. © Martín González Caplan 2022

    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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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 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.

  5. © Marvin Meyer 2022

    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.

  6. Media advisory

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

    17 February 2021

  7. © ILO 2022

    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.

  8. 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

  9. Skills development

    Vocational training hampered by COVID-19 pandemic

    01 February 2021

    A new report based on an inter-agency survey on technical and vocational education and training (TVET) highlights the challenges thrown up by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as innovations in teaching and learning.

  10. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    Towards decent work for all homeworkers

    13 January 2021

    Working from home has long been an important feature of the world of work. However, the institutions that govern the labour market are rarely designed with the home as a workplace in mind. The dramatic increase in working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to address the issues facing homeworkers and their employers, and to pave the way to decent work for all who work from home.