Learn how to assess employee relations in the modern era of work within a range of employment scenarios and new forms of representation. With the gig economy, flexible working schemes, globalised organizations, and cross-border legal frameworks, worker representation is more complex and likely to be even complex in the future of work.
- With so many new ways to define work … and the person doing the work is not just an employee, … what can HR professionals expect … from the so-called future of work? … We live with and work with a range … of fast-changing applications … of digital technology in our world. … With this comes new challenges to protecting people's rights … as workers, agents and employees. … Recent court rulings across the world … are beginning to clarify a new wave of ways of working. … For example, in the U.K., … drivers have successfully challenged Uber … to become classed as workers and are entitled … to minimum wage and holiday provision … under U.K. employment law. … Platform or gig working such as Uber drivers, GitHub coders, … Fiverr designers have come under scrutiny by lawyers, … union officials and workers alike. … In some cases, employees movements are tracked … by GPS devices and even implanted chips. … These devices remove the need for security passes … to buildings and IT systems, … but they've also been challenged as an invasion of privacy …
Note: This course is the first in a LinkedIn Learning series aligned with the “People Practice” core knowledge area of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).