Testbirds and IG Metall hold joint workshop

March 17, 2017

On February 15, German software testing platform Testbirds and IG Metall (the German Metalworkers’ Union) hosted a joint workshop in Munich. Workers, platform operators, and unionists discussed workers’ experiences and working conditions on the platform. The group agreed to meet a second time and a detailed write-up of the meeting (from the perspective of several workers who were present) is available on the Testbirds blog. At the workshop we also learned… Read More

Überblick zu digitalen Plattformen

March 8, 2017

There are thousands of digital labor platforms, and often they are discussed as if they were roughly the same. Design theorist and journalist Florian Alexander Schmidt has classified the various platforms in a report published by the Fredrich Ebert Foundation. Read More