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21 October 2020
As members of the Independent Workers' Union of Great Britain (IWGB), Deliveroo couriers in York are the latest to join the ongoing struggle in the gig economy to be classed as workers and receive workers' benefits, such as holiday pay, sick pay and their rights to a living wage.
7 October 2020
Deliveroo riders in York have demonstrated outside restaurants to protest pay rates.
22 May 2019
Short stories of workplace struggles including DWP and blood courier strikes and the NSSN conference.
17 April 2019
Deliveroo riders and supporters protested in Nottingham on 13 April at the company's 'roadshow' in the city centre.
17 October 2018
If austerity is over, no-one told the Tory councillors of Devon County Council. Foster carers are to have their allowances cut by 30%.
17 October 2018
"We want our rights! We want our rights!" Uber drivers struck across the country on 9 October against unjust disciplinary sanctions and poverty pay.
10 October 2018
A brightly coloured and noisy protest of precarious workers marched and danced its way round central London this morning (Tuesday 30th October).
3 October 2018
"I work for the pub chain Wetherspoon where it's possible to work 6am-3pm one day and 3pm-12am the next - with only sporadic days off"
3 October 2018
A massive step up in the battle to unionise workers in fast food and hospitality
17 January 2018
Many foster carers cannot maintain a day job if they have a challenging young person to care for, and so rely wholly on their council allowance
27 September 2017
Transport unions Unite, RMT and GMB are celebrating a victory against 'gig economy' taxi company Uber after forcing London Mayor Sadiq Khan to refuse to renew its operating licence
8 March 2017
Deliveroo has ceded ground to its workers in Brighton by imposing a recruitment freeze so that existing cyclists and scooter riders don't see their hours diminish further. This is in the face of pressure exerted by the strike of 14 February and a petition signed by over 20,000 people.
15 February 2017
Online food delivery company Deliveroo has come under fire in Brighton, where nearly 100 of its workers downed tools during busy Saturday trading
8 February 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including DWP closures, Picturehouse strike and Deliveroo walkout.
16 November 2016
The Independent Workers of Great Britain (IWGB) union has launched a recruitment drive among Deliveroo couriers as part of its campaign to secure real employment rights for the food delivery drivers.
7 September 2016
TUC congress 2016 is taking place at the end of what has seemed like a hot summer, industrially at least. The potential exists to bring all the struggles together.
31 August 2016
"We are free, don't work for three", chanted angry UberEats drivers after storming the courtyard in front of the offices of the food app riding mopeds and bikes on 26 August.
24 August 2016
Striking driver talks to the Socialist: The six-day strike by Deliveroo drivers in London, organised by the IWGB union, has forced the bosses to back down and won concessions.
15 August 2016
Hundreds of drivers protested outside their head office
6 July 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. We look at the super-rich and their supercars while cycle couriers suffer.
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