Europe

Tu respuesta syndical YA

Tu respuesta sindical YA was created in September 2017 by affiliates of the Spanish Trade Union UGT to allow platform workers find answers to their questions. The initiative was launched in reaction to the deregulation of working conditions by platforms, that exploit workers and only offer precarious working conditions. The initiative consists in a website, […]

Charter of fundamental rights of digital labour in the urban context

The “Charter of fundamental rights of digital labour in the urban context” is the first agreement of its kind. It was signed in Bologna on 31 May 2018 following negotiations between Riders Union Bologna [link to the initiative], the Italian Trade Unions CGIL, CISL and UIL, the Municipality of Bologna, and the platforms Mymenu and […]

Justice4Couriers

Justice4Couriers is a campaign to improve the working conditions of couriers and drivers working for platform companies in Finland. The campaign was launched in 2018 after Foodora unilaterally cut the pay of its already precarious couriers. It was initiated by Foodora’s workers together with Vapaa Syndikaatti – a free syndicate of anarchic views – and […]

UNITED FREELANCERS

ACV –CSC has been cooperating since beginning 2017 with the “Collectif des coursiers” to defend and try to negotiate with Deliveroo and Uber Eats in order to improve the working conditions of those workers.  It has especially covered : - Organisation of various  meetings with couriers to forge a “union spirit”, set-up and validate lists […]

UNION association

UNION is the 1st social demand platform for the self-employed workers which is born in France, after 3 years of experimentation and listening to this community. UNION is indeed the 1st platform which is not built as a commercial network but whose primary vocation is the fight against social dumping, the construction of new rights, […]
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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.