Demanding Fairness: Towards Better Conditions for Egypt’s Digital Platform Workers
Egyptian Streets, 02 April 2023
In a 2022 YouTube video shot on the front camera of his smartphone, driver and community organizer Mahmoud El Soori detailed the mounting hardships facing people like himself, who work for ride-hailing applications like Uber, Careem, or inDrive.
Egypt gig economy workers face rough ride
France 24, 24 April 2022
Young men on bikes and scooters zip through Cairo, Egypt's sprawling megalopolis, dodging cars to deliver more than a million orders each day, with little physical or legal protection.
How Uber won access to world leaders, deceived investigators and exploited violence against its drivers in battle for global dominance
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, 06 July 2022
When the ride-hailing giant called, powerful politicians answered, leaked text messages and emails reveal.
Uber Files: Drivers to protest low pay, unsafe work after leak
Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 14 July 2022
Uber drivers from South Africa to India say they’re unsurprised by whistleblower Mark MacGann’s Uber Files exposé and still work in dangerous conditions
The gig economy risks rolling back hard-fought gender-based entitlements in the workplace
28 June 2023
Phenix Centre hosts annual Fairwork Summit in Jordan, bringing together global experts on the future of platform work
7 June 2023
African Platform Manager Workshop: A new strategy of engagement to secure pro-worker changes in the platform economy
31 May 2023
Fairwork Egypt launches new report at RiseUp Summit
17 March 2023