Si-Cobas (Sindacato Intercategoriale Cobas Lavoratori Autorganizzati, Inter-sectoral self-organised workers’ union)

In March 2016, food delivery riders of Foodora started to self-organise in Turin after learning that colleagues in Milan made higher wages. They gained the support of the rank-and-file independent union Si-Cobas which is active in the logistics sector. The union represented the workers in consequent negotiations with the platform company. However, although Foodora has made some concessions (for example by increasing the per-piece-delivery-fee) the more substantial demands were unmet.

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  • Initiative
  • Organising and representing workers
  • Italy
  • Employee organisation, Worker
  • Yes
  • transport
  • Foodora
  • representation, industrial relations, social dialogue
  • Italian
  • 2021
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