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24 February 2021
Uber drivers have won their rights case.
10 April 2019
"An Uber driver has to work 35 hours a week just to break even... Then to make any money you just keep racking up the hours"
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
Workers at several branches of McDonald's, Wetherspoon and TGI Fridays have struck together, joined by couriers for Uber Eats and other gig economy workers #FFS410
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
12 September 2018
Uber Eats courier riders staged their second action in Cardiff on 3 September against low pay and insecure work.
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
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
7 December 2016
A new, Uber-style care service has been launched in Britain.
23 November 2016
For real jobs, not 'gig economy': Unemployment levels are at their lowest for eleven years. However, when you scrape below the surface of the headlines, then for ordinary people there is little to celebrate.
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.
2 November 2016
Those working in the 'gig economy' will be over the moon at the recent legal victory of Uber drivers.
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.
14 June 2016
Around a thousand taxi drivers for multinational private hire firm Uber struck for 24 hours on 6 June. Strikers also protested outside Uber's Birmingham office at midday
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