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  1. 1. The Expansive Learning Network presents Exploring the Gig Economy
  2. 2. The gig economy and the future of work Meave Noonan PhD Candidate, RMIT University Researcher-in-residence, Geelong Region LLEN
  3. 3. What is the gig economy? • The rise of non-traditional ways of working and providing goods and services o temporary, task-by-task forms of employment • Emergence of digital talent platforms o e.g. Uber, Airtasker, Deliveroo • Also known as the ‘sharing economy’ ‘collaborative economy’ or ‘on-demand economy’
  4. 4. ‘Independent’ workers – 4 segments • free agents, actively choose independent work and derive their primary income from it • casual earners use independent work for supplemental income and do so by choice • reluctants make their primary living from independent work but would prefer traditional jobs • the financially strapped do supplemental independent work out of necessity (McKinsey Global Institute 2016) What is the gig economy?
  5. 5. • Estimates from the US and UK vary • 30% of Australian workers are operating in non-traditional types of work (Grattan Institute 2016) • 70% of Australians <34 are open to using a digital talent platform, such as Airtasker, Freelancer, or Uber to source income in the next year (Foundation for Young Australians 2015) How many people are employed in the gig economy?
  6. 6. • Autonomy and accessibility • Low barriers to entry o download the app and start working What are the benefits of the gig economy? • Flexibility of working hours • A way to ‘top up’ earnings • Benefits to the wider economy - create jobs and raise GDP
  7. 7. • Inherently insecure and unpredictable • ‘Zero hours’ contracts and underemployment • Globalisation of the workforce What are some of the risks?
  8. 8. The gig economy – controversy and debate
  9. 9. The gig economy – controversy and debate • Is the gig economy actually a new phenomenon? o Home work/ piece work/ on-call work • Are gig workers ‘independent contractors’, ‘workers’ or ‘employees’? • Rights to the minimum wage, unfair dismissal protections, holiday and sick pay, superannuation?
  10. 10. The gig economy and the future of work Source: Connolly, E & Lewis, C (2010) Structural Change in the Australian Economy, Reserve Bank of Australia Bulletin
  11. 11. The gig economy and the future of work 90 92 94 96 98 100 102 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Index base = 100 Source: ABS Cat no 6291.0.55.001 Change in workforce composition, Australia 12 month moving average, January 2000 to October 2015 % of workforce working full-time % of Males working full-time % of Females working full-time
  12. 12. The gig economy and the future of work • Full-time permanent employment model is in decline • Portfolio careers • Today’s young people will likely have several different careers across several different industries within their lifetime • Shake-up of existing education, training, careers, skills development approaches
  13. 13. Continue the conversation!
  14. 14. Thank you
  15. 15. The Expansive Learning Network presents Exploring the Gig Economy
  16. 16. Ross George
  17. 17. Sue Cartwright Carli Saw
  18. 18. Wayne Elliott Naomi Lawrance Accredited Practising Dietician
  19. 19. Colin Vernon
  20. 20. Q & A with the panel
  21. 21. Workshop
  22. 22. • What are the main issues you believe need to be explored more, or addressed, if those in the community are to have the best opportunities to find meaningful work in a gig economy labour market? • What regional strategies do you believe would help most for a successful transition to this new way of working? Questions for workshop
  23. 23. Thankyou to our sponsors and supporters
  24. 24. Thankyou to our sponsors and supporters

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