magsYou may have seen (in the Guardian, in the Evening Standard, in the Financial Times, on Radio 4 (from 21.25), on Radio 5 or on the BBC website) that the IWGB’s Maggie Dewhurst won her case against the cycle courier firm CitySprint.

The tribunal claim was for two days’ unpaid holiday pay, but the real argument was whether couriers should be classified as “independent contractors”, or “workers” in the eyes of UK and EU law.

This victory means that not just Maggie, but thousands across the courier industry, will be able to claim holiday pay and other basic rights they were hitherto denied.

Three more cases are going forward against other companies, as the IWGB is determined to transform this hitherto exploitative industry!

Read full details here!

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