Round table about Labour & Digital Platforms, in the Sharing Cities Action Lab, at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2029 (SCEWC) (20th November 2019)

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From 19 to 21 November, a new encounter took place at the Sharing Cities Action Lab, at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2029 (SCEWC). The goal is for the Sharing Cities Task Force and all relevant stakeholders to jointly devise a 2020 action Platform the Platform Economy and The Collaborative Economy based on the Declaration of Sharing Cities.

The Sharing Cities Stand Lab, it was open to everybody from the Sharing cities ecosystem. The Stand Lab was the main venue for talks, round tables and lightning sessions in the Open Forum, while hands-on activities and hackathons were taking place in the workshop area.

One of the activities carried out in the Stand Lab was a Round table about Labour & Digital Platforms. (20th November)

“The appearance of disruptive digital platforms like Uber or Airbnb has generated a great deal of public controversy and has made it crystal clear that our cities are changing in terms of labour and rights. How the current laws should be modified to face these challenges? Should a new contractual form be designed? Should current rights be expanded? The PLUS project analyses the current state of platform labour in urban spaces, and focus its attention to how we can achieve alternative models towards the promotion of labour and digital rights.”

Whith the participation of Baybars Kulebi (La Xarxa d’Economia Solidària), Damiano Avellino (FairBnB), Sergi Alonso (Katuma), Benoit Garet (SMart). And being moderated by Melissa Renau (Dimmons IN3 UOC), and Raúl Tabarés (Tecnalia).

Video of the event: Labour and Digital Platforms Workshop in Shared Cities Action Congress.


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