Labour market

The sharing economy and the labour market

Most of our parents and grandparents spent their whole lives working at the same company where they began their career –something which is unthinkable for young people joining the labour market today. Non-standard labour relation s 1 are becoming increasingly common and go some way towards explaining the current high rate of part-time, temporary and self-employed workers (19.4%, 12.2% and 13.7%, respectively, in 2017). Furthermore, the rise of the sharing economy has led to the creation of a new type of non-standard employment: «on-demand» employment. Digital platforms facilitate this type...