Understanding Fair Labor Practices in a Networked Age
Open Society Foundations' Future of Work Commissioned Research Papers 2014
17 Pages Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Date Written: October 8, 2014
Unionization emerged as a way of protecting labor rights when society shifted from an agricultural ecosystem to one shaped by manufacturing and industrial labor. New networked work complicates the organizing mechanisms that are inherent to unionization. How then do we protect laborers from abuse, poor work conditions, and discrimination?
Keywords: Labor, Rights, Networked, Discrimination, Union, data, technology
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