RPT-Workers’ rights under threat as online work surges five-fold

[ad_1] (Repeats to widen distribution) By Avi Asher-Schapiro BERLIN, Feb 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Digitalplatforms have soared five-fold over the past decade, offeringopportunities to some but also eroding workers’ rights, theInternational Labour Organization (ILO) said on Tuesday. From ride-sharing apps like Uber and online marketplaceslike UpWork linking freelancers and clients, to software thatallows employers … Read more