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.

Almost 6,000 cases of sexual violence by passengers, drivers, and third parties were reported to Uber in 2017 and 2018 in the United States.

An agreement by a so-called crowd worker with the operator of an internet platform that does not contain any obligation to accept orders does not constitute an employment relationship, according to a decision of the Regional Labor Court...

Building on an emerging literature concerning algorithmic management, this article analyzes the processes by which food delivery platforms control workers and uncovers variation in the extent to which such platforms constrain the...

The California Trucking Association has filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law seeking to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy, including rideshare drivers at...

Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s competition chief, has called for gig economy workers to be allowed to collectively bargain for their rights.

Platform workers provide their services in the EU through the medium of digital work intermediaries or so-called ‘platform employers’. These platform employers are considered innovative because they enable people or organisations to...

Microwork platforms allocate fragmented tasks to crowds of providers with remunerations as low as few cents. Instrumental to the development of today’s artificial intelligence, micro-tasks push to the extreme the logic of casualization...

This article investigates whether the existing frameworks of industrial relations and social dialogue can also be applied to work in the platform economy. It further questions what role the traditional Social Partners can play in...

The early gig economy discussion has majorly been focussing on commodity skilled labor like taxi driving, household cleaning, and click working, but recently there is shift towards a more encompassing approach. A beneficial trend, as I’...

This working paper presents the results of the ETUI Internet and Platform Work Survey conducted in Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia, Poland and Slovakia in 2018-2019. The objective is to map the extent of digital labour in central and eastern...

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