New resources: analysis of revolt in the service sector, and a database of known spycops

Cautiously pessimistic

A few resources that have come out over the last few days:

Notes from Below have published a new mini-issue focusing on the service sector strikes at the start of October, which looks well worth a read:

“This mini-issue reflects on the month of revolt in the hospitality and platform work sectors. Workers at Uber/UberEats, Deliveroo, Wetherspoons, McDonalds and TGI Fridays have previously been organising, but in October they coordinated to strike on the same day. This is the first time that workers in the so-called “gig economy” have fought together with workers in the more-traditional service and hospitality sectors. For some of these groups of workers there are direct links, for example UberEats delivers food from McDonalds. Others are brought together through the experiences of low paid and precarious work, providing services that workers across the economy use – and increasingly rely upon.

At Notes from Below, we…

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