Informal Workers & The Future of Work
Series Subtitle:
A Defence of Work-Related Social Protection
Alfers, Laura, Francie Lund and Rachel Moussié.
March, 2018
Publication Type:
Working Papers

This Working Paper responds to current debates on the future of social protection as employment relationships become increasingly non-existent, blurred or hidden. Drawing on WIEGO’s work, the paper argues that a large and growing informal economy should not be used to justify a complete delinking of employment and social protection. The paper defends key elements of productivist and worker-oriented ideas in relation to social protection for informal workers.

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