Sindacato-Networkers

Sindacato-Networkers is one of the first trade union platforms targeting ICT professionals and employees in the services sector and platform workers. Sindacato-Networkers offers a series of services including individual online advice on work-related problems, such as the help with fiscal matters. On the website, there is a separate section on the platform economy specially designed for riders. It offers legal assistance and assistance related to tax obligations, and above all trade union representation vis-à-vis the different platforms. Another section on labour rights includes a forum offering free counselling. In 2017, Sindacato-Networkers launched a permanent observatory. Through a detailed survey addressed at workers in the platform economy, the observatory collects data and information on platform work in Italy and drafts regular reports. During the COVID-19 crisis, Sindacato-Networkers supported riders through dedicated information and by denouncing situations where they were put at risk.

Metadata

  • Initiative
  • Advice and exchange, Awareness raising, campaigns, information provision, COVID-19, Organising and representing workers
  • Italy
  • Employee organisation
  • Yes
  • professional services
  • COVID-19
  • Italian
  • 2021
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