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Why you should support #IWGB:

“UPDATE: Deliveroo is victimizing one of our key activists: Ben Geraghty. Ben has been working for Deliveroo for over a year and has been at the forefront of the IWGB’s attempts to gain union recognition through the courts in order to achieve “worker” status for Deliveroo drivers as well as win the first collective bargaining agreement in the so-called “gig economy”. As part of this Ben has led a number of recruitment stalls in Camden where we have been signing up Deliveroo workers to the union and getting drivers to sign a petition stating they support union recognition of the IWGB…” (more…)

Deliveroo Workers! Rebel Roo bulletin #2

#Slaveroo #Strikeroo

#Slaveroo #Strikeroo

This December issue of the Deliveroo Workers’ bulletin contains updates from London, Brighton, Berlin and Italy as well as information on how to get in touch with union-building projects currently being led by the Industrial Workers of the World and the Independent Workers of Great Britain.

Deliveroo workers, a new initiative: Rebel Roo bulletin #2

If you want to get in touch with other workers or distribute paper copies of the Rebel Roo you can get in touch by emailing rebelroouk [at] gmail.com.

You can download the full PDF below.
PDF Rebel Roo #2


@UVWunion

Harrods Breaking News: Victory! Victory! Victory!

from @UVWunion, 20 JAN 2017: "We have beaten Harrods, the richest and most prestigious department store in the world! 100% of the service charge will now go to staff! Thank you to everyone for your ...
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The Qatari royal family NEEDS those low-paid workers’ tips, sacking staff for eating on duty

Hidden cameras, mass sackings and a climate of fear: Life as a Harrods restaurant worker... That poor old Al-Thani family, possibly one of the richest in the world as the royal family of Qatar, are ...
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Anarchy in the UK: A changed political landscape

"In 2016 the political landscape has changed around us. A resurgence of conservatism resulting from changes within the Conservative Party leadership following the EU referendum has been followed by Donald Trump’s victory in the US ...
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UberEATS & Deliveroo Update: Its not over by far!

From IWGB Couriers & Logistics Branch

DELIVEROO

Since August 17th, Deliveroo have been trialling the piece rate scheme in CKT (Camden & Kentish Town), BEL (Belsize) and HAM (Hampstead), paying drivers £3.75/delivery. Deliveroo have been paying hourly guarantees for peak times only, and these are due to end on September 14th.

Although it’s called a “trial”, this new pay scheme is effectively a brutal pay cut, as drivers find they can’t afford to work for £0/hour when there are no deliveries. This is Deliveroo’s way of cutting people’s hours, and cutting people pay…

Full article here @ IWGB Couriers & Logistics Branch

UberEATS wildcat strike for London #LivingWage, Friday 26 August

from United Voices of the World the union

***BREAKING NEWS***
UberEATS COURIERS STRIKE FOR LONDON LIVING WAGE Friday 26 August

#UberEATSstrike rally Friday at 14:30 at Black Swan Yard SE1, in South London

– Couriers strike on Friday to demand London Living Wage of £9.40 per hour plus costs.
– Workers say they cannot live off ‘poverty wages’, and call for an end to considerable disparities in pay for peak and off-peak pay.
– Rates have been cut from £20 per hour in June to £3.30 per delivery or less on a commission-only basis during off-peak hours.
– Drivers will rally on Friday at 14:30 at Black Swan Yard SE1, in South London. (more…)