gig economy

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17:54 Nov 29, 2019
English to Catalan translations [PRO]
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Additional field(s): Anthropology, Finance (general), Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
English term or phrase: gig economy
Definition from Cambridge Dictionary:
A way of working that is based on people having temporary jobs or doing separate pieces of work, each paid separately, rather than working for an employer.

Example sentence(s):
  • Gig economy workers were 50 per cent more likely to report feelings of helplessness, and almost 40 per cent more likely to report feelings of little control. If anything, then, gig economy workers were more likely to report powerlessness than other working respondents. The Conversation
  • It also found that ‘liquid’ workers, such as gig economy workers and the self-employed, face greater barriers to financial inclusion compared to traditional workers. They are less likely to hold financial products and are almost twice as likely (28%) to be turned down for financial products due to their employment history than traditional employees (15%). FinExtra
  • What would happen if low-wage workers came together to cut out the middleman and build their own platforms? This isn’t just a thought experiment. Worker-owned apps are already providing real alternatives to dismal working conditions in the global gig economy. Vice
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4 +1economia gig / de bolos / de feinetes
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economia gig / de bolos / de feinetes

Definition from La Vanguardia:
"Es refereix al fet que cada cop més persones treballen en feines puntuals, molt sovint aconseguides a través de la xarxa."

Example sentence(s):
  • "[...]l’economia gig és també l’anomenada economia col·laborativa dels Uber i dels Glovo, que no ofereixen talent sinó mà d’obra poc qualificada,[...]" - La Vanguardia  
  • "[...]La mort de Orozaliev és un exemple d'una estratègia comercial activament promoguda per tot el món i coneguda sota diferents noms, com economia 'gig', economia sota demanda o economia compartida." - Blogspot  
  • "[...]Una gig economy (en català, economia de bolos o economia de feinetes) és una economia basada en un mercat laboral en què prevalen els contractes breus o les petites feines puntuals, per oposició a un mercat laboral amb llocs de treball estables." - Termcat  
Miriam Perez Mariano
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Native speaker of: Native in CatalanCatalan, Native in SpanishSpanish

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