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London cycle courier ‘was punished for refusing work after eight hours in cold’

Shared from on 22 March 2017

Andrew Boxer is latest worker to launch tribunal case after he was not entitled to holiday pay, sickness benefit or pension

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Hermes facing legal challenge from its self-employed workers

Shared from on 26 January 2017

Move is being led by GMB union on behalf of couriers who believe delivery company wrongly classes them as self-employed

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Bike courier wins ‘gig’ economy employment rights case

Shared from on 9 January 2017

A bicycle courier has won a case over employment rights which could have major implications for the 'gig economy'.

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Deliveroo riders protest over payment changes

Shared from on 12 August 2016

Hundreds of Deliveroo riders stage protests in London over changes they fear will mean lower wages.

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Deliveroo riders protest over payment changes

Shared from on 12 August 2016

Hundreds of Deliveroo riders stage protests in London over changes they fear will mean lower wages.

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Revealed: delivery giant Hermes pays some couriers less than living wage

Shared from on 19 July 2016

Investigation by the Guardian finds some self-employed contractors taking home less than £6 per hour

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Revealed: delivery giant Hermes pays some couriers less than living wage

Shared from on 19 July 2016

Investigation by the Guardian finds some self-employed contractors taking home less than £6 per hour

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Cycle couriers take on the big boys in battle for living wage

Shared from on 2 June 2016

Toxic. That’s the word bicycle courier Maggie Dewhurst uses to describe the state of affairs which gives her all the obligations of an employee but none of the rights. Dewhurst works for courier firm CitySprint as an independent contractor but her working day sounds more like the life of any regular wage slave.

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