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Solidarity Call-In for DHL courier worker

A call from the West London Solidarity Network of the IWW: Dear friends, The West-London Solidarity Network IWW has been contacted by a worker who worked as a self-employed courier driver for LMN Couriers, which in turn have a contract … Continue reading

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No Love Deep Pan: Deliveroo riders to strike on Valentine’s day, train guards’ dispute shifts to the South-West

The IWW Couriers Network are calling for national strike action on Valentine’s Day in response to Deliveroo imposing a pay cut. So far, the only local event I’ve seen confirmed is in Manchester, but more are likely to be announced … Continue reading

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Deliveroo couriers to strike in Bristol and London on February 1st, and events diary for February

On Friday 1st February, Deliveroo couriers in Bristol will be striking for a range of demands. They’ve said that couriers in at least 5 cities will be taking part in the action, so far the only other one I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Answering our rulers’ crisis with mutual aid and solidarity

As the pantomime in Parliament goes on and on, a no deal Brexit is coming to seem increasingly plausible – not that anyone in charge particularly wants it, but then few of our rulers actively wanted a four-year war in … Continue reading

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Fault lines: a few reflections on 2018

At this time of year, I usually try to provide some kind of an overview, but it feels pretty far beyond me at the moment. A few people have mentioned how long this year’s felt, and how it feels strange … Continue reading

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Saturday 8th December: Hanworth MacDonald’s Picket – Support sacked UberEats drivers!

A last-minute call-out for this weekend, from London IWW: ————— PLEASE SHARE WIDELY ————— IWW Picket to protest the termination of 5 UberEats drivers. What: Picket to support five sacked UberEats drivers When: 6pm until 9pm Saturday the 8th of … Continue reading

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Fast food shutdown! Call for national couriers strike on October 4th

To coincide with the joint McDonalds/Wetherspoons/TGI Fridays strike on October 4th, the IWW couriers network are calling for UberEats and Deliveroo couriers to join the action: “Calling all couriers! The last month has seen coordinated work stoppages and protests in … Continue reading

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Two pints of lager and a picket line? Spoons strike ballot starts, and more UK union/workplace news

A very quick roundup of stories across a few different sectors: In UK prisons news, Dorset IWW have shared an action alert to stop the harassment of IWW member and long-term prisoner Kevan Thakrar. The UK Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee … Continue reading

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London couriers win pay rise through the threat of direct action

Couriers organising through the IWGB Couriers and Logistics Branch, who’ve recently won an increase at CitySprint, were planning a protest for Wednesday morning highlighting the low wages paid by E-Courier. That’s now been called off, as they report that a … Continue reading

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