Fairwork Asia Network Online Talk Series 2021 Work in the Planetary-scale Labour Market: Fairwork Cloudwork Ratings 2021

14-7-2021 14 July 2021, 4:00-5:30pm HKT (9:00-10:30am GMT+1), Zoom Registration: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=13529239 Speaker: Dr. Kelle Howson, Postdoctoral researcher with the Fairwork project at the Oxford Internet Institute Abstract: Cloudworkers on platforms like Fiverr and Amazon Mechanical Turk are cast into a planetary-scale labour market, as their work can be performed from anywhere in the world with … Continue reading Fairwork Asia Network Online Talk Series 2021 Work in the Planetary-scale Labour Market: Fairwork Cloudwork Ratings 2021

Fairwork Asia Network Online Talk Series 2021: The embeddedness of gig work and platform-mediated labour market in Hong Kong

2 June 2021, 12:30-2pm, ZOOM Speaker: Tat Chor Au-Yeung (Lingnan University)Registration link: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=12977784 Abstract: This study employs the notion of embeddedness as an analytical framework to critically examine the social bases of gig work and platform-mediated labour market, and their connections with the broader capitalist systems. Taking Hong Kong as an example, this qualitative study conducts … Continue reading Fairwork Asia Network Online Talk Series 2021: The embeddedness of gig work and platform-mediated labour market in Hong Kong

亞洲公平工作網上講座系列 – 組織零工工作者:從政法角度分析台灣平台勞工集體行動

2021年4月21日 題目:組織零工工作者:從政法角度分析台灣平台勞工集體行動 日期:2021年4月21日 時間:12:30 – 2pm (UTC +8) 網上登記:https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=12838758 講者:邱羽凡,台灣新竹市國立陽明交通大學科技法律學院副教授 內容簡介:近期勞動關係因數位經濟之發展,發展出群眾外包與零工經濟等經濟型態,呈現出有別以往的「去僱用關係化」的趨勢,而數位平台工作者是否符合法律上的「勞工(僱員)」身分,衍生出勞動法之保障的問題。本次講座將跳脫勞工身分認定的問題,探討自僱者經由集體談判及集體行動所探尋之出路,且因部分國家的自僱勞工被法律禁止參與工會,或僅被允許參與由自僱者組織的工會,本研究藉分析台灣工會法及外送員集體行動的個案,回應上述議題。 主辦方:香港中文大學亞太研究所社會創新研究中心 聯絡人:徐小姐(annawytsui@cuhk.edu.hk)

Fairwork Asia Network Online Talk Series 2021 – Operationalising Fairness in Platform Work: The India case

31 March 2021, 12:30-2:00pm HKT (10:00am-12:30pm IST) Registration: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=12628816 Speaker: Janaki Srinivasan, Co-Investigator for Fairwork project in India; Assistant Professor, the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore Abstract: We will discuss the process of operationalising Fairwork Principles - Fair Pay, Fair Conditions, Fair Contracts, Fair Management and Fair Representation - in India, in light of 3 … Continue reading Fairwork Asia Network Online Talk Series 2021 – Operationalising Fairness in Platform Work: The India case

Fairwork Asia Network Online Talk Series 2021 – From Flexible labour to “Sticky labour”: Riders in China’s Food-delivery Platform

24 February 2021 12:30-2:00pm Hong Kong time (UTC +08:00) Abstract: Analysing interview and survey data on food delivery workers in China between 2018-19, we have identified a trend of de-flexiblisation, contrary to the claimed affordance of flexibility in platform-mediated work. This is achieved through intertwined labour management tactics, technological engineering and the cultural normative of … Continue reading Fairwork Asia Network Online Talk Series 2021 – From Flexible labour to “Sticky labour”: Riders in China’s Food-delivery Platform

Fairwork Asia Network Online Talk Series 2021 – The Myth of Flexibility and Work-Life Balance: Gendered experiences of Women as Online Ojek Drivers in Indonesia

20 January 2021 1:30-3:00pm Hong Kong/Singapore time (UTC+08:00) YouTube Livestreaming, online registration: https://forms.gle/UfFWypQ1m2BAG1uP6 Speakers: Paska Darmawan, Treviliana Eka Putri Center for Digital Society (CfDS), Faculty of Social and Political Science, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia Abstract: In Indonesia, major platforms such as Grab and Gojek have launched several campaigns to increase the number of female drivers … Continue reading Fairwork Asia Network Online Talk Series 2021 – The Myth of Flexibility and Work-Life Balance: Gendered experiences of Women as Online Ojek Drivers in Indonesia