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Sustainable Platform Cooperativism: Towards social and environmental justice in the future of the gig-economy

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Sustainable Platform Cooperativism : Towards social and environmental justice in the future of the gig-economy. / Bates, Oliver; Kirman, Ben.

2019. Limits 2019, Lappeenranta, Finland.

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Bates, O & Kirman, B 2019, 'Sustainable Platform Cooperativism: Towards social and environmental justice in the future of the gig-economy' Limits 2019, Lappeenranta, Finland, 10/06/19 - 11/06/19, .

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title = "Sustainable Platform Cooperativism: Towards social and environmental justice in the future of the gig-economy",
abstract = "Gig-economy platforms are disrupting the way that work is managed, completed and measured in low and no skill work in the UK. 2.8 million people work in the UK’s gig-economy, in which “the exchange of labour for money between individuals or companies via digital platforms that actively facilitate matching between providers and customers, on a short-term and payment by task basis” [9]. The large uptake of these platforms in the logistics sector (e.g. Uber, Deliveroo) provides employers with a dynamic, Mlexible and lower cost workforce, who can be instantly matched to piecemeal work through ICT and ranked on their performance [6]. Gig-work is growing as the primary way of work in the last-mile goods courier sector and urban mobility, intertwined with increasing levels of externalities connected to rapidly evolving consumption and unsustainable logistics networks [1,4,5].",
author = "Oliver Bates and Ben Kirman",
year = "2019",
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language = "English",
note = "Limits 2019 : Fifth Workshop on Computing within Limits ; Conference date: 10-06-2019 Through 11-06-2019",
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