Delivery by apps
On Friday (23) a demonstration began on social networks asking For consumers to stop ordering food, drinks and other products through delivery apps for a day
. The protests on social media are led by the anti-fascist movement of deliverymen and representatives of motorcyclists.
According to the movement’s leader Paulo Lima, the demonstrations serve to raise consumer awareness About the difficulties that delivery personnel go through to obtain rights from companies
. He points out that after the strikes that took place in recent months, the situation between orders and delivery workers remained the same, without regard to the category guidelines.
Gallo, as he’s known for, says, “Basically customers, on a given day, don’t buy, interrupt orders, and make comments against precarious work.”
“When we go on strike, because we don’t work, we don’t get paid, because we don’t have a formal contract or salary at the end of the month. We want the demands to be able to meet our agendas. People ask me, what has changed from the strike until the end of the month here? Thing, apps have spent over millions on TV ads to be able to clear their bar,” he adds.
Until 2:30 PM this Friday, # blackout apps
It ranked second in trending topics on Twitter. Politicians, unions, and celebrities have spoken out in favor of the delivery workers’ demands.
Delivery apps iFood, Rappi and Uber Eats have not yet publicly commented on the demonstrations.
See some of the movement’s social media posts
“Hardcore beer fanatic. Falls down a lot. Professional coffee fan. Music ninja.”