Tag Archives: Bradford

Against the scrapping of housing benefit for under-21s: Bradford, 8 April

While there hasn’t been much in the way of organised opposition to the disgusting legislation that’s taken away housing benefit for 18-21 year olds, there does seem to be some signs of resistance to it: there was a protest last … Continue reading

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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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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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One down, six to go: Sacked Deliveroo worker reinstated in Leeds, solidarity bike ride planned

Two updates from the ongoing Deliveroo struggle in West Yorkshire: First up, it’s been confirmed that one of the seven sacked workers has now been reinstated as management start to crumble under the pressure. Secondly, there’s a mass bike ride … Continue reading

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Support the Leeds Deliveroo Hardship Fund!

An update on the Deliveroo organising effort in Leeds: “Why you should support the #LeedsDeliveroo7 In early February, management at Leeds Deliveroo managed to infiltrate a WhatsApp group being used by our members to organise other riders. Upon finding the … Continue reading

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Deliveroo updates: concessions in Brighton, victimisation in Leeds

In Brighton, where Deliveroo riders gave the company two weeks to institute a hiring freeze and raise the rate per drop to £5, the first of those demands has now been met. There’s now just a few days to go … Continue reading

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