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 article discusses the recent wildcat strike against Deliveroo in Brighton. This strike links with the Black Friday week of actions, strikes and demonstrations in the logistic sector across Europe. Together with the Amazon workers...

1 January 2018 (Amsterdam) - A group of about 80 angry Deliveroo food deliverers went on strike on New Years Eve. They refused to deliver meals in Amsterdam, Utrecht and Haarlem between 17.00 and 20.00 o’clock that evening. The riders...

26 January 2018 (Amsterdam) - More than 30 Dutch Deliveroo delivery workers will be demonstrating against their employer in Brussels tomorrow, reports trade union FNV Jong. The Dutch riders will support their colleagues in the Belgian...

Contemporary capitalism is characterized by the expansion of the digital economy, in which new forms of exploitation and of value creation are taking place. In particular, in the gig economy cheap labour is organized and managed via...

15 January 2018 (Brussels) - Despite demonstrations by Deliveroo couriers in Brussels, Liège, Antwerp, Malines and Ghent, the meal home-delivery platform, Deliveroo, boasted on Sunday that it had seen a “growth of 34% in the number of...

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