Spain

Spain : The high Court of Justice of Aragon confirms 57 Deliveroo riders are workers

The High Court of Justice of Aragon dismissed Deliveroo’s appeal against a ruling by a Saragoza Court of 27 April 2020 and confirmed that 57 riders who worked through Deliveroo over the period between February and November 2017 were workers (“trabajadores por cuenta ajena”). The ruling followed criteria established by the Supreme Court. Among 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 […]

SMART

Smart  ("Société Mutuelle pour Artistes") is a social enterprise created in 1998. Since January 2017, it is a cooperative. Smart offers its members a  solution to create their salaried employment as well as a range of shared services in various fields. Smart offers advice, training and tools  to accompany the development of the professional activity […]

La Pajara

La Pajara is part of the Coopcycle federation. It was initiated at the beginning of 2018, after the movement and protests against Deliveroo. The project was planned with Coopcycle. Finally, in October 2018 La Pajara started working with its first collaboration projects and customers. Now, two people are working full time and two other people […]

Riders x Derechos

Riders x Derechos was created by Deliveroo riders joining forces to denounce their irregular status as bogus self-employed and their working conditions. Since 2017, 14 workers have died in accidents while delivering food, which has led to several punch actions : burning backpacks in front of the platform’s headquarters, informing the public and rallying the riders […]

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, […]

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.