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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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Late August round-up of workplace and other news

A quick round-up of ongoing/upcoming workplace struggles and other events: In the logistics sector, warehouse workers at Argos are currently striking to try and win an agreement on redundancy and severance packages. The affected sites are in Basildon in Essex, … Continue reading

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