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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.

Glasgow UberEats and Deliveroo couriers form the Couriers Network Scotland!

UberEats and Deliveroo couriers in Glasgow have formed a new network with the help of the IWW, making the city the latest in the UK to see precarious workers in the gig economy organising to improve their conditions.

Reliving the Past: A Hands-On Experience of Modern-Day Slave Labor in the Lone Star State

An account by revolutionary prisoner Jason Renard Walker of unpaid work in a prison kitchen.

Gig economy strike and the Bologna Riders Union

Riders for a range of food delivery apps in Bologna have taken strike action over poor wages and working conditions, setting up the Bologna Riders' Union.

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.

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.

Brighton SolFed in dispute with Cafe Plenty over outstanding pay

Brighton SolFed is making public a dispute with a cafe who are unwilling to settle outstanding pay of over £4K. The former worker, who stopped work at the establishment in early June has been asking to be paid ever since.

Do solidarity unions need to ‘go public’?

Stardust Banner

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

The Dublin McDonald's strike, 1979

Dublin McDonald's strikers

A post-mortem of the 6 month strike by ITGWU members at Ireland's first two branches of McDonald's in Dublin by the Anarchist Workers Association.

‘It’s only the beginning’: UK McDonald’s staff take historic strike action

Workers at McDonald’s stores in Cambridge (East England) and Crayford (Southern England) are mounting historic strikes on Monday morning. Organised by the BFAWU (Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union), they will be the first ever unionised strikes at a UK McDonald’s.