Are the EU’s policies hurting freelancers? We surveyed 2,500 to find out

Europe’s political elite tend to focus on Gig work and platforms as the harbingers of a dystopian nightmare. A picture has been painted of workers with less freedom and fewer options; humans becoming slaves to algorithms and monopoly-seeking companies. More recently, out of the chaos of the early days of the pandemic, a new story shot into the public consciousness: a generation breaking free from the clutches of traditional working arrangements. For the first time, people are demanding increased flexibility with regard to where, when and how they work, with recent technological advances making this a viable possibility. This is…

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