Gig Worker Resistance

Ashique Ali, Alana Boisvert, Laura Moldoveanu



This project explores the different ways that gig workers resist against worker exploitation internationally by analyzing existing literature.


The focus of this project is to understand what forms of resistance gig workers are using to resist different types of exploitation. By sysytematically documenting and analyzing the current literature on gig workers and platform economies with a focus on difference forms of overt and covert forms of resistance we can determine best practicies. A special focus will be on how technology plays a part in houw gig workers mobilize and resist.


January 2024 Status Update
Completing literature review.