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Rebel Roo (issue 8, Winter 2017/18)

"Major organising efforts are just started by one or two riders deciding they won’t take this shit any more."

Rebel Roo (issue 7, May 2017)

"Average wages among Deliveroo riders are way up on what they were in January, and no one has faced any victimisation for organising. However, we know that unless we keep building our organisation and putting pressure on Deliveroo, this could all change. The bosses are itching for an opportunity to fuck us over again."

Do solidarity unions need to ‘go public’?

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Marianne Garneau and MK Lees reexamine the value of the "Going Public" step in solidarity union organizing drives.

The Deliveroo riders' movement in France

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Steven, a member of the CLAP, a collective of independant riders in Paris, is speaking at the Summer University of the NPA (Nouveau Parti Anticapitaliste) in August 2017.

外卖小哥好欺负?全欧洲的送餐员已经联合起来了!

Mass strike of precarious couriers, Milan 2017. Credit: Deliveroo Strike Raiders

外卖骑手的斗争精神在这场横跨欧洲的罢工中被解放出来,本应弱小、无力的工人,如今用激进、直接的行动表达着他们对资本的敌意。

Bicycle couriers protest Deliveroo pay cut in France

On August 11th, around 50 delivery workers demonstrated at Republic square in Paris against Deliveroo’s planned rate decrease.

West London Amazon Flex worker's report

Self-employed worker's report about the ups and downs of driving for Amazon.

Exploitation in one click? Grassroots unions start international delivery service campaign #deliverunion

#deliverunion - riders unite!

Deliveroo and Foodora are two very young start-ups that are rapidly expanding on a global level through their high amount of start-up funds. They spark doubts whether digital capitalism brings an end to work – as some have been claiming. But in fact, the ones who bike the streets for the new internet delivery services have to go many miles through the traffic each day and are regularly put into dangerous situations. Through the #deliverunion campaign, the cyclists are now raising their voices.

Rebel Roo (issue 6, April 2017)

"Everywhere we’ve organised and fought, we’ve won."

I’m a Deliveroo rider. Collective action is the only way we’ll get a fair deal - Callum Cant

A re-print of a recent Guardian Comment is Free piece written by a Deliveroo rider discussing the need for organisation and action to improve conditions on the job.