Norway - Foodora riders on strike - September 30, 2019

The strike has been followed with great interest from abroad, because this is the first major strike among so- called platform workers. There has been contact between riders on a European level. The strike was a boost for trade unions, since it has proven that it is possible to organise even those who work in the new economy. The company started operating in Norway in 2015, making their riders employees from the very beginning - although most are on part-time contracts. The company now has 600 employees. Their average age is 25, and they work on average 16 hours a week. (See also the July/August issue of CBN)

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