gig economy

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17:54 Nov 29, 2019
English to Slovak translations [PRO]
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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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5 -2zdieľaná ekonomika
Kristina Karabova


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zdieľaná ekonomika

Definition from Európske noviny:
Zdieľaná ekonomika zahŕňa druh podnikania, ktorý je postavený na vzájomnom zdieľaní zdrojov.

Example sentence(s):
  • Zdieľaná ekonomika nie je len módny výstrelok. Koncept reálne funguje a rozširuje sa po celom svete. Od spolujazdy autom cez zdieľania obydlia až po požičania náradia, toto všetko a ďaleko viac ponúka zdieľaná ekonomika. -  
  • K zdieľanej ekonomike pristúpila ako k širokej, nejasne definovanej oblasti služieb, ktorú umožní niektorá platforma na spoločné využívanie produktov a služieb. - Euractiv  

Sometimes, another term is used for the same phenomenon: "zákazková ekonomika".
Kristina Karabova
Local time: 11:16
Native speaker of: Slovak

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No  Stuart Hoskins: I would agree that zakázková ekonomika (though perhaps not yet firmly established) would work as "gig economy", but zdieľaná ekonomika ("sharing economy") is something else.
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No  Katarina Mihalova: Zákazková, maybe:
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