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 Gorillas Workers Collective was established by a group of food delivery workers employed by Gorillas, an app-based grocery delivery start-up...

The Deliver Union is a group of Foodora and Deliveroo bicycle couriers which started organising themselves in 2016 within the FAU Berlin (Freie Arbeiterinnen- und Arbeiter-Union, Free...

Ordinance No. 2021-484 of 21 April 2021 sets the terms and conditions for the representation of self-employed workers using platforms for their activity and the...

Riders x Derechos was founded by a group of food delivery riders in Spain to negotiate better working conditions with the respective platforms. 

The Riders’ law recognises food delivery riders working for digital platforms as employees rather than independent contractors under specific circumstances. It is the result of a tripartite collective bargaining agreement reached on 10...

Law 2016-1088 of 9 August 2016 provides a legal definition of ‘electronic platforms’ and extends...

This paper focuses on the right to collective bargaining of self-employed workers vis-à-vis antitrust law under a European and International perspective. It argues that the current approach of the Court of Justice of the EU and the...

AssoDelivery is an employer organisation of the Italian food delivery industry which aims to ensure that platforms operating in the food delivery sector have a unified representative organisation. On 15 September 2020, AssoDelivery and...

On 29 May 2021 in Tuscany, an agreement was signed between the food delivery platform Just Eat, platform workers, and trade union CGIL (Italian General Confederation of Labour),...

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