Like many tech firms, Deliveroo combines rampant exploitation with heavy losses. Its riders lack many standard employment rights; conversely, they made operating losses of £225 million last year.
Last week’s election in Belarus has led to around 70,000 people protesting, as Alexander Lukashenko, who has been in power for 26 years, claimed to have won 80% of the vote. Workers have begun striking to put pressure on bosses to denounce Lukashenko
Strikes Add to Pressure in Belarus After Dubious Election
Let’s develop a little scorecard on where we are with the economic measures in the UK and Scotland to cope with our new pandemic-world. For corporations, we have 80 per cent of the wages they owe workers affected by Covid-19 covered by government. That’s a significant drop in their costs, overnight. For banks, we have […]