Trebor Scholz's Uberworked and Underpaid: How Workers Are Disrupting the PDF

By Trebor Scholz

ISBN-10: 0745653561

ISBN-13: 9780745653563

ISBN-10: 074565357X

ISBN-13: 9780745653570

This publication is ready the increase of electronic exertions. businesses like Uber and Amazon Mechanical Turk promise autonomy, selection, and suppleness. certainly one of community culture's hardest critics, Trebor Scholz chronicles the paintings of staff within the "sharing economy," and the loose exertions on websites like fb, to take those myths aside.

during this wealthy, obtainable, and provocative publication, Scholz exposes the uncaring fact of contingent electronic paintings, that is thriving on the fee of employment and employee rights.

The publication is intended to motivate readers to affix the growing to be 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 indicates that it's time to cease salary robbery and "crowd fleecing," reconsider wealth distribution, and tackle the pressing query of the way electronic exertions will be regulated and the way employees from Berlin, Barcelona, Seattle, and São Paulo can act in unity to shield their rights.

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