Fair Work in Scotland: Bridging Gaps in the Gig Economy A review of employment practices in the Scottish food delivery work

Wednesday, 8th May 2024, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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The aim of this event is to present the findings of the report on Fair Work in the Scottish gig economy, and highlight the disparities and challenges faced by workers in Scotland's workforce in the food delivery sector.

The event will:

  • Propose policy guidelines based on Fair Work Principles to address issues in the food delivery platform industry;  
  • Promote dialogue and collaboration among stakeholders to foster fair treatment for delivery couriers and platform companies;
  • Emphasise the need for a balanced approach to technological progress and equitable labour practices in Scotland.

There will be Q&A session to engage the audience and gather insights, and networking opportunities for connection and collaboration.

Find out more about our speakers.

Who should attend?

  • Policy Makers including Scottish Government and fair work advocacy organisations. 
  • Business leaders committed to fair work principles and practices. 
  • Trade union representatives.
  • Researchers specialising in fair work, labour studies, and employment trends. 
  • Community leaders and staff from NGO organisations: 
  • Employment law professionals with expertise in fair work regulations
  • Journalists covering labour and employment issues. 


Benefits of attending

  • Gain insights into the challenges faced by marginalised groups in Scotland's workforce. 
  • Connect with policymakers, fair work advocates, employers, and academics. 
  • Contribute to shaping fair work policies and practices for the gig economy.
  • Learn from renowned experts and academics in the field.
  • Join a community committed to fostering equitablelabor practices in Scotland. 





Dr Pedro Mendonça
Senior Lecturer
Dr Nadia Kougiannou
Associate Professor of Work and Employme

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