Royal Mail subsidiary, eCourier, are classifying most of their couriers as “Independent Contractors” – so that they can unlawfully deny them the basic employment rights of a living wage, sick pay, holidays, pension and union recognition. eCourier have already lost a tribunal brought by the IWGB union where they admitted that one of their bike couriers was a worker – but now the couriers have been forced to take strike action to get them to stop operating iunlawfully. Couriers are having to work up to 80 hours a week for a decent wage in this appalling example of the gig economy – you can help them win by donating to the strike fund at bit.ly/courierfund.
The University and College (UCU) has seen a massive groundswell of support for it’s 14 day strike action over a changes being imposed on its members pension provision. Universities UK (UUK) who administer the scheme […]
Film length: 15:05 “You are the heroes and heroines of our movement”, said Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell as he visited the British Airways mixed fleet cabin crew picket lines, saluting their bravery as they started […]