New PDF release: Uberworked and Underpaid: How Workers Are Disrupting the

By Trebor Scholz

ISBN-10: 0745653561

ISBN-13: 9780745653563

ISBN-10: 074565357X

ISBN-13: 9780745653570

This booklet is set the increase of electronic hard work. businesses like Uber and Amazon Mechanical Turk promise autonomy, selection, and suppleness. one in all community culture's hardest critics, Trebor Scholz chronicles the paintings of employees within the "sharing economy," and the unfastened hard work on websites like fb, to take those myths aside.

during this wealthy, obtainable, and provocative booklet, Scholz exposes the uncaring truth of contingent electronic paintings, that's thriving on the cost of employment and employee rights.

The publication is intended to encourage readers to hitch the transforming into variety of worker-owned "platform cooperatives," reconsider unions, and construct a greater way forward for paintings. a decision to motion, loud and transparent, Uberworked and Underpaid exhibits that it's time to cease salary robbery and "crowd fleecing," reconsider wealth distribution, and handle the pressing query of ways electronic hard work could be regulated and the way employees from Berlin, Barcelona, Seattle, and São Paulo can act in harmony to protect their rights.

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