IWGB has been in the news a lot recently, with another victory for a cycle courier represented by our Couriers and Logistics branch – here’s a roundup of recent articles (including a radio interview if you don’t feel like reading!):

Jason on the gig economy, on 5 Live Drive: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08j97k4#t=1h49m45s

IWGB in Selftrade news: https://selftrade.co.uk/news/excel-cycle-courier-wins-holiday-pay-case

On bike nerd newsletter Road.cc: http://road.cc/content/news/219747-self-employed-courier-wins-battle-be-recognised-%E2%80%98worker%E2%80%99

HR news site Personnel Today: http://www.personneltoday.com/hr/employment-status-excel-cycle-courier-worker/

The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/mar/24/second-cycle-courier-wins-holiday-pay-in-tribunal-ruling-affecting-gig-economy

The BBC, again: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39377500

Trade news site Tradebuddy: http://www.tradebuddy.online/second-cycle-courier-wins-holiday-pay-at-gig-economy-tribunal-business/

The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2017/03/24/gig-economy-tribunal-rules-excel-courier-must-pay-worker-holiday/

The Belfast Telegraph: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/cycle-courier-wins-holiday-pay-in-gig-economy-tribunal-case-35562709.html

There’s also one in the Sun, but we’ll leave you to find that yourself if you really want to.

 

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