Strengthening workers voice

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 […]

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 […]

GPA-djp - crowdworkers

In January 2019, GPA – djp, the Austrian union of private sector employees, printing, journalism and paper, decided to open its membership to crowdworkers - crowdwork is a particular type of platform work that aims to organise the outsourcing of tasks to a large, global pool of online workers. The union decided to do so […]

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 […]

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, […]
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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.