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Cyber Monday protests at Amazon, action alert for Kevan Thackrar, and more class struggle news and events for early December

Another quick roundup of news and events: In workplace news, the CWU’s appeal has been defeated and the courts have upheld the ruling blocking them from taking strike action on the back of their massive strike vote. It’s worth stressing … Continue reading

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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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Police killing of Yassar Yaqub in West Yorkshire brings angry response

I’ve not been able to find any first-hand accounts or anything like that of the situation, but the Bradford Telegraph & Argus has a write-up, and there’s a bit more from the BBC. I won’t link to it, but I … Continue reading

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