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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The classification of platform workers for companies like Uber, Lyft, Instacart, DoorDash and Postmates has long been a topic of debate. Since California worker-protection bill AB5 became law, some companies have gone to great lengths...

Apps like Uber, DoorDash and TaskRabbit are convenient services for consumers, while workers on these platforms often are working long hours, are significantly underpaid and have no benefits. Attempts by workers to unionise or simply...

The state of  California and three of its biggest cities sued Uber and Lyft for misclassifying hundreds of thousands of drivers as independent contractors, in violation of a new state law. The suit argues that drivers are company...

Millions of UK workers are able to claim for 80% of their usual earnings from the government through two unprecedented income protection schemes designed to tide workers through the COVID-19 crisis. However, two Uber drivers and a union...

A new survey of app-based ride-hailing and food and grocery- delivery workers in San Francisco underscores the financial vulnerability of workers in the gig economy — and the coronavirus COVID-19 has made their plight much worse,...

This article inaugurates a periodic newsletter updating on the cooperative digital economy. It shares practical and theoretical insights situated in their political contexts — from research papers, news articles, and podcasts, to...

This article discusses possible ways to recruit employees on Facebook.

YouTube is now facing an inevitable side-effect of being too big and igniting backlash from the very publisher community it helped create. The YouTubers Union, a community-based YouTube content creator group, joined forces with Germany-...

YouTube has been the target of a lot of criticism lately. The most frequent complaints the platform has been getting are related to: unequal enforcement of their policies, flawed recommendation algorithm, unfair treatment of some of...

Grammy-winning composer and musician Maria Schneider and Pirate Monitor Ltd. filed a class action complaint against YouTube for copyright infringement in the Northern District of California, claiming that YouTube does not afford them...

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