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When Algorithms Hire and Fire – UNI Global Union

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Take a second and consider whether you would you have your job if an algorithm had been in charge of hiring you?

Tech for Transformative Change? Looking Beyond Disruption – UNRISD

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SUMMARY: We are living in a time of rapid change, driven by increasing digitization and disruption of many of the institutions and relationships around which we structure our societies

Newly Released – World Economic and Social Survey 2018: Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development

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The World Economic and Social Survey 2018 reviews the advances in frontier technologies – automation, robotics, electric vehicles, renewable energy technologies

Using AI to Improve Refugee Integration – Lund, Oxford, WPI

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Using machine learning and optimisation to find refugees’ new homes can significantly improve their chances of finding work within three months, according to new research.

Webinar: Making the Platform Economy Work Well for Workers (Nov 8) @ Eurofound

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On 8 November 2018 from 14:00 to 16:00 CET, Eurofound will host a webinar: Making the platform economy work well for workers.

On-Demand… and Organized! – ILO

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Pick up a magazine, access a blog or scroll through your Facebook feed, and you’re likely to see some reference to the gig economy.

Launch of UNSG’s High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation

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Technological innovation’s unprecedented impacts will fundamentally change the working lives of people around the world.

Watch Live: Good Work in the New Machine Age – RSA

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From robotics that can pick and pack goods in warehouses with acute precision, to algorithms in healthcare that can diagnose cancers as accurately as trained pathologists

Flexibility in the Gig Economy: How Workers Manage Time on Online Piecework Platforms

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Gig economy platforms seem to provide extreme temporal flexibility to workers, giving them full control over how to spend each hour and minute of the day.

CICOPA report examined future of work for industrial and service co-operatives

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CICOPA, the international organisation of industrial and service co-operatives, has launched a strategic paper analysing the challenges contributing to the transformation of work.