retail and food

Not a single wheel can turn: Further thoughts on organising and mobilising in the “gig” economy

A report on Deliveroo riders in Manchester taking their second day of strike action. Originally published on the New Syndicalist.

Mexico: Metalworkers, universities join strike wave as 90,000 Walmart workers threaten to walk out

Dozens of maquiladora plants that agreed to the “20-32”—a 20 percent raise and a bonus of 32,000 pesos (US$1,700)—demanded by workers in Matamoros, Mexico, are escalating their reprisals against the historic wave of strikes that began in the city on January 12. This has included thousands of firings.

Not Tesco Finest - Warehouse workers' report

An article for the upcoming issue of WorkersWildWest, a free working class paper from west London

‘No Money, No Food!’ London UberEats workers on strike

The largest ever UberEats strike shuts down East London. This article was first published by Notes from Below.

‘It’s time to stop running away’: Wetherspoons workers ballot for strike action

Workers at two Wetherspoons pubs in Brighton are balloting for strike action over pay and union recognition. This article first appeared at Notes from Below.

Amazon Strikes on Prime Day

Amazon warehouse workers came out on strike against appalling conditions for three days from July 16th in Madrid. 96% of the workers came out on strike. Many of these are temps. On the second day of the strike, workers were brutally attacked by riot police in an unprovoked attack resulting in several beatings.

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.

The Tesco Dagenham Strike and the Power of Distribution Workers

Warehouse workers strike for a 15% pay increase, but much more is at stake. Report and analysis from the picket line.

A preliminary summary of an IWW organising effort, winter 2017/18

In late September 2017 the IWW London branch invited friends and comrades to take part in an organising drive in West London factories and warehouses. We chose half a dozen companies, employing between 100 and 800 mainly migrant workers where there was no trade union present.

A series of interviews with working class women from west London - Part 5

Last part of our series - find the collated articles in the attached PDF