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The Many Faces of Platform Work - Panel Discussion


11.5.2022 at 13.00 - 15.00
Public discussion on platform work is often polarized either for or against it: Does platform work lead to the degradation of labour or offer opportunities for autonomous and independent work? Actually, platform work can take different forms. Work can be done as an entrepreneur, but to an increasing...

Highlights of WORK2021 WORK III conference


Thank you for participating in WORK2021 conference on 8-9 December 2021! 

The umbrella theme for 2021 was the Work beyond crises – indeed the theme called for three separate conferences to valorize the multiple and complex aspects of the current crises, the ongoing transformations and global and local questions we face in the world of work.

Highlights of WORK2021 WORK II conference


Many of the paper presentations and discussions in the research streams in the second WORK2021 conference revolved around the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to working lives, personal lives and overall development of future work during and after pandemic. The questions of post-pandemic global working life were also present in the two plenaries as well as in the several papers presented in different research streams.

Highlights of WORK2021 conference's first part WORK I


In the first part of WORK2021 conference series, WORK I, discussions revolved around the major challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to people’s lives, working lives and personal living. These discussions revolved closely also to the future work life in the post-pandemic arena: how will it look like.