Europe

Association of internet workers

The Association of Internet Workers was created in 2020 as a reaction to a Serbian Government’s notice requesting that all internet workers submit reports stating all income earned from 2015 on for taxation-related reasons. The notice implies that a person who had earned 500Eur per month over five years would have to pay at least […]

HK – Voocali Agreement

On 30 September 2018, the Danish Union HK Privat, representing clerical workers and workers in retail and in related industries, signed a collective agreement with Voocali, a platform providing translation services. The agreement, aimed at ensuring fair wages and good working conditions, was achieved after a five-month negotiation. The main difficulties met in the process […]

Trade Unions - Just Eat Agreement

On 29 March 2021, the Italian trade union confederations CGIL, CISL and UIL signed an important agreement with Just Eat. Thanks to this, the Logistics National Collective Bargaining Agreement will apply to Just Eat’s workers. This company’s riders will thus have access to a fair wage, labour rights, as well as social protection, and health […]

The Workers’ Observatory

The Workers’ Observatory is a worker-led collaboration based in Edinburgh, supporting platform and gig workers to develop tools and tactics to build the information and influence they need to become collectively empowered. It is founded by platform workers to ‘monitor new forms of work in the city and develop tools and tactics to take advantage […]

Idea Diffusa

Idea Diffusa is an online collaborative platform developed by CGIL and involving CGIL representatives, as well as representatives from the academia and managers who cooperate with CGIL and deal with the topic of the digitalisation of work. Idea Diffusa supports the sharing of knowledge and best practices among its members and is a tool in […]

FGTB Plateforme – ABVV Platform

The initiative was launched to help FGTB better reach platform workers, inform them about their rights and duties and offer support, all in a completely online environment. The initiative consists in a website where platform workers can find information on their rights, get in touch and share experiences with each other, and contact the trade […]

Plateformes en Communs

« Plateformes en Communs » is a learning community of platforms coops, who share the following principles in their models : Inclusive governance of their stakeholders Fair sharing of the value generated by the interactions Data ethics Fair working conditions for the involved workers Inter-cooperation among platform coops These principles are shared in the charter of the […]

UGT - Manifesto of intentions - car rental companies

In September 2018, UGT signed a manifesto of intentions with the employers’ organisation of car rental companies with drivers, including Cabify, a platform operating in Spain and in 10 other countries. Negotiations on the agreement were launched after drivers got in touch with UGT and informed it of their working situation. The agreement aims at […]

Sindacato Networkers

Sindacato-Networkers is one of the first trade union platforms to be addressed to ICT professionals and employees in the services sector, and to gig-economy and platform workers. To these workers, Sindacato-Networkers offers a series of services including individual online advice on work-related problems, such as advice and help with fiscal matters. Within the website, a […]

NIdiL CGIL

CGIL launched its NIdiL (Nuove Identità di Lavoro – New work identities) section in 1998 to ensure representation and protection for atypical workers. It now represents several categories of atypical workers, such as temporary workers, collaborators, the self-employed and the unemployed. NIdiL is engaged to prevent the abuse of self-employed work relations. When the classification […]
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Digital Platform Observatory

The digital platform observatory is a joint initiative of ETUC, IRES and ASTREES, funded by the European Commission. It brings together trade unionists, experts, activists, specialists of workers representation and collective action in the  platform economy.