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: 6:22 That’s right – one of the most prestigious art colleges in the country doesn’t pay their outsourced workers the London Living wage. But the workers – inspired by a number of recent […]
Film length: 4:37 Workers at 7 museum sites in Wales are on all out indefinite strike after management withdrew weekend working unsocial hours payments. It will mean a 15% cut in wages for people who […]