Will the gig economy prevail? / by Colin Crouch
By: Crouch, Colin.Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. : Polity Press, 2019Description: 78 p. ; electronic resource.ISBN: 9781509532469.Subject(s): Employees | Employers | Society | Employment contracts | ContractorsOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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The rise of precarious work -- Ambiguities of the employment contract -- The rise, fall and persistence of standard employment -- The changing shape of precariousness -- A new approach to employment security.
Examines the gig economy and argues it is eroding the rights of employees. Proposes reforms to reverse the perverse incentives that reward irresponsible employers and sets an agenda for a realistic future of secure work.