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Dr Cilla Ross and Pat Conaty discussed new ways to empower workers in the age of precarious employment

Unions and co-ops should find new ways of working together to support freelance workers in the gig economy, delegates at the recent Ways Forward were told.

Co-operatives UK researcher Pat Conaty said there were already fruitful examples of collaboration: Equity and the Musicians’ Union are both working with performers’ co-ops, and taxi drivers in Edinburgh are working with Unite.

Added October 11, 2019