Deliveroo’s UK riders win collective bargaining rights under union deal

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(Reuters) – Deliveroo said on Thursday it has signed an agreement with trade union GMB to give the food delivery firm’s 90,000 self-employed riders in Britain the rights to collective bargaining on pay and consultation on benefits. The British company said a pay floor will be guaranteed to riders as part of the deal and will be discussed annually with the GMB Union. “This deal is the first of its kind in the world,” GMB National Officer Mick Rix said in a statement. “Riders for one of the world’s largest online food delivery services will now be covered by a collective agreement that gives the…

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