Deliveroo

IWW Courier Network Cymru Bulletin

A bulletin produced by UberEats and Deliveroo workers with the IWW Couriers Network Cymru. First hosted on Notes From Below.

Global Deliveroo strikes

Striking Deliveroo workers in Hong Kong.

Over the last couple of weeks, Deliveroo have been hit by a series of strikes and occupations all over the world: from Hong Kong to Belgium, Holland, France and Germany. Meanwhile, in Shanghai, the first union for online food deliverers has been formed.

Belgian Deliveroo couriers on strike

The collective of Deliveroo couriers is on strike every Saturday to protest against a precarization of their status. Since last week, actions are taking place in several Belgian cities.

IWW Cymru joins forces with the Couriers Network Cymru

The Welsh branch of the IWW have teamed up with the Couriers Network Cymru to help fight for better conditions across the industry.

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."

The Deliveroo riders' movement in France

deliveroo rider Paris

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.

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.

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."