The true working conditions of Deliveroo couriers in Liverpool

WORKERS STRUGGLE IN LIVERPOOL On Sunday, October 6, 2019 there was a strike of Deliveroo riders during their 'Super Peak Hours' Many riders turned up on the steps of the Bombed Out Church to join in with Solidarity action. This peaceful protest showed the discontent of couriers, and signaled the awakening of a collective labour … Continue reading The true working conditions of Deliveroo couriers in Liverpool

Universal Credit

Universal Credit is outright class warfare: an attack on all exploited and excluded people of society by the capitalist class and their lackeys in government. Below I aim to summarise the causes and consequences of this new system, and then outline a perspective through which resistance may be viable. CAUSES The British ‘welfare state’ has … Continue reading Universal Credit

Dispute closed with Alpha Care

Last Monday we reached an agreement with Alpha Care which satisfies the economic demands made by a former worker. This company, specialising in home-care, owed the worker some unpaid hours, mileage and holiday pay. She decided to leave the company because of the working conditions. Liverpool SolFed supported the worker’s demands and distributed, along with other … Continue reading Dispute closed with Alpha Care

SolFed stands in solidarity with striking RMT members

Liverpool SolFed stands in solidarity with striking RMT members and ASLEF members refusing to cross the picket line. The full context of this dispute is scandalous - corrupt local politicians are allowing Merseyrail to take up to a quarter of all passenger fares - profits in the region of £14 million a year – and … Continue reading SolFed stands in solidarity with striking RMT members

SolFed stands in solidarity with striking RMT members

220 guard roles are due to be lost in Liverpool, this is not only unacceptable but will endanger the safety of passengers and rail workers alike. The recent wall collapse at Lime Street shows how essential the role of guards is on trains, this collapse could have resulted in fatal consequences if the trains involved … Continue reading SolFed stands in solidarity with striking RMT members

STOP CRIMINALISATION OF MIGRANT WORKERS

Liverpool Solidarity Federation is supporting the national campaign #OneDayWithoutUs, hosting a rally against criminalisation of migrant workers on Monday February 20th, at 6 PM at The Lyceum, 1 Bold Street, L1 4NW.In the UK, as in many other so-called developed countries, there is a high rate of inequality. While bosses, landlords and politicians are getting … Continue reading STOP CRIMINALISATION OF MIGRANT WORKERS

SolFed reappears on the streets of Liverpool

Solidarity Federation (SF) has once again appeared on the streets of Liverpool after an absence of more than two years. Recently joined members have moved into the city, and have been in contact with Manchester Solidarity Federation. So, in December 2015 SF members from both cities organised a literature stall and leafleted members of the … Continue reading SolFed reappears on the streets of Liverpool