Albert Cañigueral is the OuiShare Connector for Spain and Latin America. He created the blog ConsumoColaborativo in 2011, and since then he has been considered a reference person in the platform economy in the Spanish language. He works as a strategic and innovation consultant, teacher and writer with a wide range of private and public organizations. Since 2017 Albert has focused his work on the impacts of labour related digital platforms, collaborative cities and regulatory innovations.
To claim that "work is no longer what it used to be!" you just have to look around. Today thinking only in terms of traditional jobs ignores millions of people who add sources of income and shape their own lives through a wide variety of unconventional labor relationships: freelancers, remote workers, gig economy workers, etc. What digital platforms are used to find work? What labor rights are at risk with the digitization of labor relations? How are people self-organizing for a better work life? "My father had one job all his life, I will have six different jobs throughout my life, my children will have six jobs at the same time" said Robin Chase (Zipcar). Are you ready?