Gig workers already bore most of the risk associated with their work. And their platforms haven’t been keen to mitigate it during the crisis.
Funda Ustek-Spilda, Richard Heeks and Mark Graham
Funda Ustek-Spilda is a post-doctoral researcher and project manager at the Fairwork Foundation, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. Richard Heeks is chair in development informatics at the Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, and director of its Centre for Development Informatics; he is also co-lead of Fairwork South Africa. Mark Graham is professor of internet geography at the Oxford Internet Institute and director of the Fairwork Foundation.