Urban gig workers in Indonesia during COVID-19: The experience of online ‘ojek’ drivers

@article{Rachmawati2021UrbanGW,
  title={Urban gig workers in Indonesia during COVID-19: The experience of online ‘ojek’ drivers},
  author={Rachmawati and Safitri and Zakia and Lupita and De Ruyter},
  journal={Work Organisation, Labour \& Globalisation},
  year={2021}
}
This paper uses case study evidence to examine how COVID-19 has impacted on the working conditions of urban gig workers (online ‘ojek’ riders). Initial findings suggest that the platform companies use the term ‘partner’ to commandeer low-cost labour and thereby avoid the obligations required of a contract of employment, and that this vulnerability has become more evident in COVID-19 pandemic conditions. The findings suggest that the platform companies should pay more attention to worker… 

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