Tag Archives: Uber

Early October round-up: transport strikes, Bristol repression, and more

A few upcoming events: Uber drivers organised through the IWGB’s United Private Hire Drivers branch will be striking on Wednesday 6th, and are holding a protest at Uber’s headquarters that day. Bin collectors employed by Serco in Sandwell will also … Continue reading

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Uber strikes, Jock Palfreeman, victimised Facebook cleaners and more

Following on from the previous round-up, a few quick additional updates: Uber Eats and Just Eats drivers in Dumferline are holding a wildcat strike over pay this week. On Thursday 23rd, the Cowley Club in Brighton will be hosting a … Continue reading

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End Unfair Terminations at Uber: Fight For Unfairly Fired Drivers and Couriers, Monday 26th July, 2pm

From the IWGB Couriers and Logistics Branch: For app-based workers like UberEats riders and Uber drivers, the threat of being TERMINATED (being permanently blocked from the app and having your income source suddenly shut off) is always present. We can … Continue reading

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Uber strike May 8th, breakthrough for the Shrewsbury 24, and more

A few quick updates: Uber drivers organising through the IWGB are organising strikes in London, Glasgow, Nottingham and Birmingham as part of an international action against the company. “Uber drivers will log off the app and stage protests in London, … Continue reading

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Uber Drivers to strike for 24 hours in London, Birmingham and Nottingham on October 9-10th, and other upcoming events

From the IWGB: IWGB is calling 24 hour strike of Uber drivers in London, Birmingham and Nottingham from 1pm on 9 October Demonstrations to be scheduled at 1pm on 9 October at Uber’s offices in each of the cities. Drivers … Continue reading

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Ivy-ictory! Ivy House strike wins

The Ivy House strike which started earlier this week has now ended, after the strikers announced: “We are pleased to announce that the committee have written to us with an offer agreeing in full to all of our terms and … Continue reading

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Staff at the Ivy House pub strike against sackings, and more information confirmed for Fast Food Shutdown

On Wednesday 26th October, four workers at the Ivy House pub in Nunhead, Peckham, were sacked without notice. Their coworkers have now walked out in a wildcat strike demanding reinstatement of the sacked workers, an end to the zero hours … 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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Global resistance to app capitalism and the gig economy

Across the world, workers are finding our jobs and lives reshaped by the new precarious forms of employment associated with app companies like Uber and Deliveroo, and wherever these new conditions arrive, people are fighting back. Since the start of … Continue reading

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Uber, Deliveroo, and other precarious/gig economy updates

A few recent-ish updates: Uber have lost their appeal against the employment tribunal that ruled that Uber drivers are workers; meanwhile, Deliveroo have managed to get a ruling that Deliveroo drivers are not workers, showing how tricky these kinds of … Continue reading

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