In classical organizations, business-owners and entrepreneurs carry the risk. However,
in the gig economy, contributors carry part of that risk by assuming a degree of liability for the services they offer through the platform, but they are seldom given the right to make decisions about the platform. To tackle this issue, a positive platform should offer its contributors the authority to make decisions about their working conditions and the right to organize themselves collectively.
Research by Ana Manzanedo and Alicia Trepat on behalf of the Institute for the Future