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Solidarity from Lincoln wobblies

Lincoln IWW, UK

Pizza Hut workers internationally picketed stores this Saturday demanding a fair slice for their time.

Responding to a call from Sheffield Pizza Hut workers, Branches from Berlin to Bristol and Glasgow to Vancouver braved the winter weather to put pressure on the bosses.

The dispute has arisen from the poor rates for delivery drivers who are paid a measly 60p per trip; this has to contribute towards fuel, maintenance and insurance. This often will work out as just 10p per mile meaning driver are earning less than minimum wage.  Not only that, on bank holidays Pizza Hut workers receive no compensation for loss of sociable hours, a standard practice throughout the UK.

A grievance was filed last April but management were slow to respond. “We started off using Pizza Hut’s internal grievance procedure – a regional manager visited us and promised a review that would see us getting £1 per…

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