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A Q&A with speakers for the “Gig Worker, Freelancer, Self-Employed: Who Is Watching out for Them?” discussion panel.

How can the worker co-op form help workers in the informal economy, marked by deregulated tech firms and a decline of unions, both in the overdeveloped world as well as in the economically developing world? Where and how does technology play a role in answering this question?


  • Yvon Jadoul (Secretary General,
  • Salonie Muralidhara (Senior Associate, SEWA Federation)
  • Matthew Brown (Leader of the Preston City Council)
  • Doug O’Brien (President & CEO, NCBA CLUSA)  Doug O’Brien
Added April 17, 2020