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Surviving the Gig Economy

Monday 27th November / presented by Jane Hebiton

This week the Federal government announced funding to a range of “innovative” programs with the aim of getting students and former students off welfare, including a platform connecting unemployed former students with gig economy work, neuroplasticity training, and a mobile goal setting mobile app.

But the so called ‘gig economy’ has a much longer history, and is a complex set of arrangements … as Dr Sarah Kaine will explain.

Dr Kaine is Research Director: Future of Work, Organising and Enterprises at the Centre for Business and Social Innovation (CBSI) at UTS.

What do we mean by gig economy and why should we be worrying?

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