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Platform Workers Receive Instructions from Employers Despite Working as Freelancers

Platform Workers Receive Instructions from Employers Despite Working as Freelancers

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — More than half of the platform workers who work through digital platforms like the car-hailing service Tada were found to receive supervision from platform service providers. The Korea Labor Institute said in a recent report that 53.5 percent of platform workers said they are subject to orders or restrictions [...]

More than 540,000 People Employed in Platform Economy

More than 540,000 People Employed in Platform Economy

SEOUL, Jun. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that up to 540,000 “platform economy” workers are engaged in a variety of delivery and chauffer services through digital platforms such as mobile apps. A platform economy worker refers to a person who provides services and earns income via an online media brokerage and [...]