Category Archives: Work

Beating back victimisation at Leeds Deliveroo: two sacked workers and 100 hours reinstated

In a quick update from the Leeds Deliveroo struggle, the local IWW branch have pointed out how much they’ve won back in their fight against the victimisation of the Leeds 7: “– 2 Reinstated contracts – Over 100 weekly hours … Continue reading

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Call for action against overcrowding in Southwark, and reports from pickets, bike rides, and antifascist success stories

Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth are calling for people to help them pressure the council into rehousing 5 families living in seriously overcrowded accommodation:   “5 HASL families who are statutorily overcrowded have faced huge delays and refusals by Southwark … Continue reading

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Solidarity wildcat on Merseyrail, Deliveroo update, and upcoming events

In case you missed it, the huge railway strike yesterday saw a great bit of solidarity on Merseyrail, as drivers affiliated to ASLEF – who weren’t officially striking – refused to cross the picket lines of their coworkers who were. … Continue reading

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New flyer and template letter for Leeds Deliveroo struggle

A new flyer’s been designed publicising the ongoing campaign against the victimisation of IWW members working at Deliveroo in Leeds: The Morning Star and Open Democracy both have new articles up on the ongoing issues at Deliveroo, and the mass … Continue reading

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Leeds Deliveroo update: Vice interview, concessions on breaks and communication, the fight for reinstatement goes on

A quick update on what’s been happening in the Leeds Deliveroo dispute: 1) The company’s officially written to riders in response to concerns they raised, and the local IWW branch has replied. As the union put it: “Last week several … Continue reading

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March Rebel Roo out now

The new issue of the Rebel Roo bulletin is now out, with reports from the struggles in Leeds and Brighton. You can get physical copies by emailing rebelroouk [at] gmail.com or just downloading the PDF and printing a few off. … Continue reading

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On your bike: Brighton bike ride for Deliveroo workers, and LSE cleaners vote to strike

Two quick updates from grassroots union struggles: In Brighton, Deliveroo riders and friends will be touring restaurants that have Deliveroo contracts on March 14th as part of their struggle for a living wage. Meanwhile, over in London, cleaners organised through … Continue reading

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