Digit team collaborate on launch of Gigpedia
Digit researchers are collaborating on a new central hub that will collate available information on the gig economy worldwide.
Call for papers: Summer School on digital transformation and its impact on workers
WZB Berlin Social Science Center and the Digital Futures at Work Research Centre are holding a Summer School in Berlin on 18th and 19th May 2023.
Mapping protest in platform work: Introducing the new Leeds Index of Platform Worker Protest
The Leeds Index tracks where protests takes place, against which companies and over what grievances.
Leeds Index of Platform Labour Protest
This project explores the role of digitalisation in shaping working practices and experiences in two firms located in legal and IT services.
Call for papers: Disrupting Technology conference
The Disrupting Technology will be held on 11-13 June 2023, Monash University Prato Centre, Italy, jointly organised by CERIC, University of Leeds Business School, and Monash Business School.
Digit researchers’ findings on labour protests during the pandemic published by ILO
The report documents protests by key workers in healthcare and retail against their working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Digit researchers at the SASE 2022 conference
Digit researchers discussed their work at the SASE cofnerence, 9-11 July 2022 in Amsterdam.
Researchers present at BUIRA conference 2022
Digit researchers discuss their work at the BUIRA Annual Conference
A global analysis of worker protest in digital labour platforms
This paper presents findings from the Leeds Index of Platform Labour Protest, a database of platform worker protest events around the world which gathers data from online news media reports and other online sources. For the period January 2017 to July 2020, we identified 1,271 instances of worker protest [...]
New ILO paper by Digit researchers on platform labour protest
A new paper by Digit researchers, published by the International Labour Organization, "A global analysis of worker protest in digital labour platforms", aims to develop an understanding of labour unrest among platform workers as a global phenomenon.