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Platform Economy

On platforms like Helpling, Lieferando or Uber, you can work when, where and how you want. But how do we shape this new world of work?

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Platform Economy

Food deliveries, ride-hailing services, household services, and editorial work: work and services are increasingly being commissioned via digital platforms. The Policy Lab has developed recommendations for the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs on how to strengthen platform workers’ rights. Over the last few years, the Policy Lab has been closely monitoring the development of the platform economy, reaching out to platform workers and operators, trade unions, and representatives of research and practice. The key considerations drawn up by the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs takes account of the findings derived from this dialogue. The German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the Policy Lab are tabling these ideas for discussion at both a national and European level.