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.

This landmark report by the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work examines how to achieve a better future of work for all at a time of unprecedented change and exceptional challenges in the world of work.

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Online workers were, and often still are, not covered by employment law or collective agreements. They seldom have access to social security, paid leave, training etc. owing to the simple fact that the platforms regularly require...

We need a new regulatory framework because digital markets are sometimes fundamentally different from traditional markets, raising the question on how to enforce good competition and labour law or high standards of consumer and data...

6 February 2018 - The amendments to the law by which the Ministry of Infrastructure would allow the arrival of Uber, are opposed by taxis, trade unions and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry. These parties are convinced that the...

Ten years ago, university researchers launched a website in the United States giving digital platform workers access to information on the clients of these platforms, and therefore the opportunity to denounce those least respectful of...

New technologies offer the prospect of improving productivity and transforming the economy in ways that support and protect decent working conditions. For example, technology could be used to ensure ethical supply chains through real-...

This report by the Swedish trade union Unionen describes the development of the sharing economy in Sweden and the implications for consumption and production patterns, as well as the tensions that arise from competition of online...

To tackle such mammoth challenges, we need a trade union movement resilient to structural change.

The first issue of this Transfer double issue on digitalisation (2/2017 and 3/2017) focused mainly on the platform economy and the associated challenges for labour, looking at how the platform economy is restructuring the labour market...

This report presents the results of the Danish part of a large research project in seven countries, IRSDACE, funded by the EU Commission. The aim of the IRSDACE project, Industrial Relations and Social Dialogue in the Age of...

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