Deliveroo corporation’s Russian roulette with riders’ lives

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This Associated Press video says about itself:

(18 March 2020) The coronavirus lockdown in Spain has exposed the plight of some of the country’s most vulnerable workers – members of the so-called gig economy who only get paid if work comes their way.

Bikers delivering takeaway meals amid the lockdown say they fear for their health, but can’t afford to stop working.

While most people stay off the streets of Barcelona, dozens of bikers were waiting outside restaurants by the Sagrada Familia cathedral on Tuesday night.

Many were waiting for a food delivery order to come up on their phones.

23-year-old Guillermo, from Colombia, who declined to give his last name fearing reprisal by the delivery app he works with, spoke about his precarious working conditions.

… Guillermo is now using his elbows to ring doorbells and call elevators. He also tries to drop the meals a meter away from…

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