The Case of ‘Breque dos Apps’: Civil Society’s Support for Digital Platform Workers


This paper intends to contribute to legal research by demonstrating how platform workers organized themselves in Brazil to demand better working conditions and, based on “Breque dos Apps”, verify what lessons can be learned and replicated by future movements with similar goals. The use of social networks was fundamental to engage the category and civil society in favor of “Breque dos Apps”, making it possible to bypass mechanisms traditionally associated with collective bargaining to achieve some concessions in favor of couriers

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