IWW campaign at Sheffield restaurant Greedy Greek improves conditions and ends unpaid work

Steel City Wobs

Better work conditions and an end to unpaid work at the Greedy Greek.

Staff at the Greedy Greek in Sheffield are now working in a significantly improved work environment thanks to a 6-week long Sheffield IWW campaign that saw widespread support from the local community. Whereas before the initiation of action against the shop, boss Dennis Mouzakis would routinely insult and abuse staff, he is now treating workers with basic dignity and respect. Furthermore, although Dennis is refusing to provide backpay for unpaid trials, he has now ended unpaid work and is paying staff for their full hours. This is a victory gained through coordinated direct action by the IWW union. Dennis has now even begun a monthly BBQ for his workers in an attempt to diffuse tensions and prevent the loss of further support.

We are however dissapointed with the complete lack of cooperation from Dennis, despite consistent communication…

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