Tag Archives: Leeds

LSE cleaners’ strike continues, and other upcoming events…

In workplace news, the United Voices of the World union have a lot going on this week: the 5th day of the LSE cleaners strike is on Wednesday 24th, there’s the Feminist Fightback filmshowing about their struggles on Friday 26th, … Continue reading

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May Rebel Roo out now, and other courier news

The seventh edition of the self-organised Deliveroo workers’ bulletin, Rebel Roo, is out now, with reports from Brighton and Marseilles, and suggestions on how to start organising. As ever, if you fancy helping get them into the hands of Deliveroo … Continue reading

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Line of Sight: Rebel Roo film screening in Leeds, Thursday May 11th

This coming Thursday in Leeds, members of Leeds IWW and Leeds Plan C will be helping host a showing of the film “Line of Sight”, about the world of bike messengers, followed by a discussion about the so-called ‘gig economy’ … Continue reading

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Upcoming events: benefits, the NHS, Deliveroo, Britain First and more…

Just a quick reminder of a few upcoming events over the next few days: On Thursday 30th, there’s the national day of action against benefit sanctions – see here for a full (if slightly untidy) list of planned events. On … 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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