stay classy

Striking Workers Are Bringing Back 1970s 'Mindfuck' Tactics

Trade unions are looking to the past for inspiration in how to mess with their exploitative employers.
Callum Cant

Why Are High Street Restaurants Masquerading as Virtual Takeaways?

Casual dining chains including Frankie and Benny’s and Las Iguanas have begun selling dishes under different brand names on Deliveroo. Consumers, however, often have no idea.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
gig economy

Deliveroo Drivers Lose Battle for Collective Bargaining

The High Court ruling means drivers are not entitled to minimum wage, holiday leave, or pension contributions.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
Employment rights

We Spoke to the Food Delivery Drivers Striking Outside Uber HQ

“I hope they understand what we do is a really hard job, so they have to pay us good money. It's not an easy job.”
Ruby Lott-Lavigna

Student Ordered $17 of KFC Just So Delivery Driver Would Help Her Kill a Spider

Helpless baby or resourceful genius? You be the judge.
Jelisa Castrodale
Angus Take House

Worst Take of the Week: Gammon Men vs 'The Gig Economy Is Really Cool'

What a week for terrible hot takes.
Angus Harrison
Blue Monday

I Tried to Eat Myself Happy for Blue Monday

On the most depressing day of the year, could celery, banana skin tea, and a Happy Meal cheer me up?
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
The British Dream

The British Dream: Casual Labour

In VICE UK's new politics podcast we discuss Labour and UKIP's existential crises and talk to Deliveroo riders about what happened when they tried to start a union.
VICE Staff
Takeaway food

Your Deliveroo Habit Is Costing You More Than Eating Out

Further bad news for your ailing January bank balance.
Daisy Meager
Restaurant Confessionals

I Got Spat on and Chased by Art Students as a Deliveroo Cyclist

Deliveroo cyclists are at the bottom of the road’s food chain—we piss everyone off. We take risks other takeout food couriers don’t because we have to meet the half hour deadline to deliver orders.
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Striking Deliveroo Riders Have Won Concessions from Management

It's samosa they could have hoped for in their battle against a controversial new pay deal.
Simon Childs

Why Deliveroo Riders Are Protesting in London

We spoke to their delivery riders about the app's crappy new pay deal.
Simon Childs