Gig economy workers need more protection of their rights

Synopsis: India needs to create more formal jobs and provide protection to gig economy workers through labour reforms. Introduction Three years ago, CEO of Walmart had said that the Flipkart-Walmart combination would generate 10 million jobs in India, which is roughly equal to India’s annual job creation requirement. But, Flipkart didn’t say these jobs would materialize… Continue reading Gig economy workers need more protection of their rights

Gig economy can boost jobs for women

Source: Livemint What is the News? According to a study by UNDP and FICCI, the rise of the gig economy has the potential to boost women’s employment in formal jobs. Key Findings of the Study: The rise of the gig economy following the coronavirus outbreak has the potential to boost women’s employment in formal jobs.… Continue reading Gig economy can boost jobs for women