FGTB Plateforme – ABVV Platform

Creation date:
Jan. 2020
Type of initiative:
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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 union for legal advice. The website is also linked to FGTB's French and Dutch dedicated facebook pages, which allows platform workers to see relevant articles shared there by FGTB and get in touch with the FGTB through the social network's chat. Through this initiative, FGTB aims at organising and protecting platform workers, as well as increasing their visibility and getting to know their profile and needs, finding out what they expect from a trade union, and creating a platform workers network. FGTB's facebook page now counts 6500 followers and, since the launch of the initiative in January 2020, FGTB has answered to hundreds of questions through the website and facebook.

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.