Platform economy database

Eurofound’s platform economy database provides information on publications, articles, court cases, initiatives and other outputs related to platform work, or those forms of work that are organised and mediated through online platforms (websites and apps). This resource provides metadata for each entry, such as the name of the author, year of publication, whether it concerns an open access or subscription-based material, a brief description of the content and where available a web link to a source from which eligible users may access content.

Research carried out prior to the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31 January 2020, and published subsequently, may include data relating to the 28 EU Member States. Following this date, research only takes into account the 27 EU Member States (EU28 minus the UK), unless specified otherwise.

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On 28 September 2021, the French National Assembly ratified a government...

The Slovenian Association of Free Trade Unions (ZSSS) has drawn attention to the precarious working conditions of platform workers and unfair competition among...

The English Language Students’ Union (ELSU) is a group officially formed in May 2020 to campaign for the rights of language students in Ireland. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the English Language Education (ELE) school sector faced a...

The first collective agreement for platform workers was signed in Spain between the trade union confederations CCOO and UGT, and the delivery platform Just Eat. It came into effect in January 2022. This follows the establishment of the...

In September 2019, collective agreement  has been...

In the Netherlands, food delivery riders affiliated to the food delivery platform Deliveroo set up an action group and tried to mobilise riders of similar platforms (Foodora, Uber Eats, Thuisbezorgd).

On 18 July 2018, the municipal administration of Milan inaugurated the first office in Italy dedicated to ‘listening, information and advice’ for workers of food delivery platforms. 

Following a series of appeals put forward by the trade union federation FNV (Federatie Nederlands Vakbeweging) against Deliveroo and similar platforms, the...

In November 2019, the Italian Parliament converted into law the Decree no. 101/2019. Law no. 128/2019 provides a reference framework for delivery platform workers, in view of clarifying terms of employment, provide basic protections and...

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