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Labour futures: Intersectional responses to southern digital platform economies
It is our great pleasure to announce that we are undertaking a two-year research project to comprehensively analyse dominant and emerging sectors in India’s ... by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon last modified Jan 27, 2021 08:43 AM — Filed under: , ,
Your economy, our livelihoods: A policy brief by the All India Gig Workers’ Union
In this policy brief, the All India Gig Workers’ Union (AIGWU) presents its critique on NITI Aayog’s report on India’s platform economy. Through experiences ... by W.C. Shukla, Rikta Krishnaswamy, Rohin Garg, Gunjan Jena, and S.B. Natarajan last modified Jan 31, 2024 12:02 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Workers’ experiences in app-based taxi and delivery sectors: Key initial findings from multi-city quantitative surveys
In 2021-22, the labour research vertical at CIS conducted quantitative surveys with over 1,000 taxi and delivery workers employed in the app-based and offline ... by Aayush Rathi, Abhishek Sekharan, Ambika Tandon, Chetna V. M., Chiara Furtado, and Nishkala Sekhar last modified Feb 16, 2024 01:27 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Strategies to Organise Platform Workers
In 2022, the Centre for Internet and Society hosted a panel with Akkanut Wantanasombut, Ayoade Ibrahim, Rikta Krishnaswamy, and Sofía Scasserra at RightsCon, ... by Chiaro Furtado last modified Oct 22, 2023 09:54 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
Labouring (on) the app: agency and organisation of work in the platform economy
Ambika Tandon and Abhishek Sekharan published an academic paper highlighting the importance of women’s networks of information sharing and care in navigating ... by Ambika Tandon and Abhishek Sekharan last modified Jul 04, 2023 06:28 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Online cab booking | Why finding a cab is a nightmare now
Many drivers said the rise in commissions payable to ride-hailing platforms and higher fuel costs, among other expenses, have made it impossible for them to ... by Haripriya Suresh last modified Jul 04, 2023 06:34 AM — Filed under: ,
PDC 2022
Divyansha Sehgal and Yatharth presented their work - Designing Domestic Work Platforms - on critical design assessments of gig work platforms at the ... by Admin last modified Jul 04, 2023 07:05 AM — Filed under: ,
Atmanirbhar Bharat Meets Digital India: An Evaluation of COVID-19 Relief for Migrants
With the onset of the national lockdown on 24th March 2020 in response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the fate of millions of migrant workers was left uncertain. ... by Ankan Barman last modified Jun 03, 2021 12:53 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Global Perspectives on Women, Work and Digital Labour Platforms
Ambika Tandon was a panellist at the launch event for the Global Perspectives on Women, Work and Digital Labour Platforms organized by Digital Future Society ... by Admin last modified Jul 04, 2023 04:43 AM — Filed under: ,
India’s gig economy drivers face bust in the country’s digital boom
Workers on platforms like Uber, Ola and Swiggy deal with blocked accounts, other backlash for speaking out over poor conditions by Jagmeet Singh last modified Jul 04, 2023 05:02 AM — Filed under: ,
Women at (gig) work: When financial freedom comes at a cost
Chiara Furtado was quoted in a news article on women’s experiences working on ride-hailing and delivery platforms. by Aiswarya Raj last modified Jul 04, 2023 06:12 AM — Filed under: ,
As Equals: Frequently Asked Questions
Chiara Furtado was a panellist on the ‘As Equals’ series hosted by CNN since 2018 which aims to reveal what systemic gender inequality looks like. Chiara ... by Admin last modified Jul 04, 2023 06:54 AM — Filed under: ,
Women in Gig Work
Aayush Rathi was a speaker on a panel on domestic work and digital platforms, as part of WageIndicator Foundation’s 5th webinar on women and gig work. by Admin last modified Jul 04, 2023 07:00 AM — Filed under: ,
Metaphors of Work, from ‘Below’
Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon authored a chapter that describes platforms as more than technological interfaces. The chapter invokes some of the metaphors ... by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon last modified Jul 03, 2023 12:29 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Blinkit protests: For gig workers, there is no income security – and little legal recourse
Aditi Surie and Ambika Tandon co-authored an opinion essay on the reasons behind a week-long strike by workers of Blinkit — a popular hyperlocal delivery ... by Aditi Surie and Ambika Tandon last modified Jul 04, 2023 07:30 AM — Filed under: ,
Gender and collective bargaining in the platform economy: Experiences of on-demand beauty workers in India
Abhishek Sekharan, Chiara Furtado, and Ambika Tandon contributed an essay on gender and collective bargaining in the platform economy in India, reflecting on ... by Abhishek Sekharan, Chiara Furtado and Ambika Tandon last modified Jul 03, 2023 04:40 PM — Filed under: ,
Gig Workers Are Being Stabbed, Beaten, and Abused in India
An Uber driver was mugged. An Ola driver was beaten and left in a coma. Platform workers say tech companies are doing little to protect them. by Varsha Bansal last modified Jul 04, 2023 06:04 AM — Filed under: ,