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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 […]

ReAct

Created in 2010, ReAct is an international network of organisers aiming to faciliate the collective organisation of workers and communities in their dealings with multinational companies. ReAct supports people and communities organising on a local basis and these organisations collaborating in a global alliance. ReAct runs the Global Labour Institute (GLI) Paris, the French-speaking branch […]

FNV Riders Union

The Riders Union FNV was created on the initiative of the Deliveroo couriers, with the support of the youth union FNV Jong. The Riders Union defends the rights of bicycle couriers. It calls for measures in favour of safety, quality of work, as well as the coverage of couriers by a collective labour agreement. It […]

Code of Conduct

The code of conduct at hand is a self-imposed guideline for prominent crowdsourcing companies that has been initiated by the crowdtesting provider Testbirds and will be continuously developed and improved. Its aim is to create general guidelines about how to act in regards to crowdwork and thereby create a basis for a trusting and fair […]

YouTubers Union and IG Metall "FairTube" Campaign

YouTubers Union led by a Berlin-based YouTuber   has joined forces with IG Metall to ask YouTube to improve transparency and communication around monetization and views of videos. YouTubers Union and IG Metall launched the formal campaign  FairTube. They are collectively protesting YouTube’s 2017 changes in its advertising rules, elaborating proposals for improved communication, fairness, […]

Advice for Self-Employed

Ver.di offers self-employed individuals special information, support and an opportunity to become actively involved. Concerning platform workers, the measure develops on the idea to elaborate some recommendations for action for unionists about what to do for crowd work.On the basis of a survey with unions’ officials and works councils in 2016, it came out IT […]

SCP-VTC

The union's purpose is: - to centralize the demands of its members and ensure the defense of their rights and professional interests, and to improve their material and moral situation whether they are operators of transport vehicles (or passenger cars) with driver (VTC), employees, self-employed. - To study and follow the evolution of all the […]
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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.