Deliveroo strikes reveal the current state of precarious employment

Deliveroo is the largest food delivery service in the UK, in February it suffered three strikes with the largest happening on Valentines day.

Why did this happen, who organised it and what does this mean for the future of gig work?

In this episode of the Kingston Courier Dispatch hosts Phillip Barr and Elizabeth Sorrell discuss the happenings around these strikes and put them in a wider context around gig workers fighting for better rights.

Throughout the course of the episode you will hear a first hand accounts from a people who either supported or attended the strikes, interviews with a union organiser who was involved with taking Deliveroo to the supreme court, as well as an academic who has been studying gig work and its relationship with workers rights.

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