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.

A group of Deliveroo riders in Valencia, Spain sued Deliveroo for misclassifying them as self-employed workers. On 10 June 2019, the Valencia court ruled that Deliveroo wrongly hired 97 riders as self-employed contractors instead of as...

The Social Court No. 19 of Madrid has estimated the lawsuit filed by the General Treasury of Social Security against Roodfoods Spain SL ('Deliveroo') and declares that the plaintiffs (food delivery people at home, commonly known as '...

A group of platform workers in Spain sued Roodfoods Spain, the brand operates as online food delivery platform Deliveroo in Spain, for terminating their contracts which was pertinent to their labour rights. In June 2019, the court...

The general objective of this paper is to provide reflection elements for the public debate on the labour impacts of digital economy. The content has been structured as follows. Firstly, digitalisation and its main effects in the world...

The rapid growth of the platform economy in Europe has triggered much discussion about the future of employment rights. This report focuses on a particularly important subset of issues raised by the spread of platform work across...

This report explores how the platform economy is evolving in the Nordic countries and how its evolution is influenced by the Nordic labour market models and vice-versa. The research includes all the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland,...

The emergence of labour platforms has sparked debates on the level of wage and working conditions on the platforms and the lack of employer status. This report examines the possibilities and challenges for the Danish industrial...

The spread of non-standard forms of work, including platform work, has created some friction between labour law and competition law, in particular concerning the collective bargaining of self-employed workers. This article aims to...

Platform work is a new umbrella concept which covers a heterogeneous group of economic activities performed through digital platforms. Effective collective rights and bargaining would be essential for platform workers due to their...

This report maps a kaleidoscopic array of platform-mediated working arrangements, by clustering the findings into three main subsets (passenger transport services, professional crowdsourcing, on-demand work at the client’s premises)....

Lapas