A man rides a delivery motorcycle on a street in a deserted workshop district and wears a mask in an attempt to protect himself from a coronavirus contagion in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. Photo: EPA-EFE
A man rides a delivery motorcycle on a street in a deserted workshop district and wears a mask in an attempt to protect himself from a coronavirus contagion in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. Photo: EPA-EFE

‘Gig workers of all trades, unite!’ China’s state trade union calls for branches for gig economy workers

  • The state labour union made the call at a time when Beijing is turning up the heat on the country’s big technology platforms
  • Grievances have been rising among gig workers, and Beijing has not hesitated to raise its concerns about the potential for social unrest with Big Tech

Topic |   China technology
A man rides a delivery motorcycle on a street in a deserted workshop district and wears a mask in an attempt to protect himself from a coronavirus contagion in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. Photo: EPA-EFE
A man rides a delivery motorcycle on a street in a deserted workshop district and wears a mask in an attempt to protect himself from a coronavirus contagion in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. Photo: EPA-EFE
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