Aislinn is a Researcher on Algorithmic Management at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, working on the project ‘iMANAGE - Rethinking Employment Law for a World of Algorithmic Management’. Her research focuses on the regulation of technology in the employment context, including through equality law and data protection law. Before joining the project, Aislinn completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Cambridge and an LLM at Harvard Law School. She has worked as a legal researcher for charities like JUSTICE and the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN), and has taught at the London School of Economics. Aislinn tweets at @LawAislinn.Jeremias Adams-Prassl is Professor of Law at Magdalen College in the University of Oxford. He studied law at Oxford, Paris, and Harvard Law School, and is particularly interested in the future of work and innovation. Jeremias is the author of over 100 articles and books, including most recently Humans as a Service: the Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy (OUP2018) and Great Debates in EU Law(MacMillan 2021). His work has been recognised by numerous prizes for teaching, research, and public impact, including the Modern Law Review’s Wedderburn Prize, a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award, and the 2019 St Petersburg Prize. Since April 2021, he has lead a five-year research project on Algorithms at Work, funded by the European Research Council and a 2020 Leverhulme Prize. Jeremias tweets at @JeremiasPrassl.
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Improving Working Conditions in the Gig Economy: The EU’s Proposed Platform Work Directive
On 8 December 2021, the European Commission published its long-awaited draft of a directive aiming to improve working conditions in the platform (or ‘gig’) economy. In this blog post, we briefly set out the background to the ...