Is home-based work the future of labour?


 

Workers On Wednesday  27 November
broadcast on SAfm 104-107 and online
Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Call in number 089 110 420
Whatsapp voice note number 061 410 4107

Over the past three decades, millions of jobs have been lost globally and locally due to restructuring of economies, neo-liberal economic policies, economic crises and open trade agreements between countries. This period has seen a huge growth in informal employment, especially of women who have to combine family and work responsibilities. A significant number of these workers do home-based piecemeal work, often for big companies, but it is questioned whether this constitutes decent work.

GUESTS

  • Jane Barrett – Director of Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) - Organisation and Representation Programme
  • Shahida Cassiem – New Hope Co-operative based in Mannenberg, Cape Town

 

 

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