The Independent Workers Union (IWGB) which represents cleaners in John Lewis stores in London has stated that it will step up its campaign for the London Living Wage in the run up to Christmas. Â This will include a new protests and industrial action.
Protest After â€˜Partnerâ€™ Sacked After Giving Interview toÂ The Guardian
The union will start […]
Friday 10th February at 5pm
Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, EC2
Friday 23rd December, 6am onwards
London EC2V 7HH
Cleaners staging sit in at Corporation of Londonâ€™s Guildhall over abuse of women!
Cleaners are staging a sit-in at the Corporation of Londonâ€™s Guildhall in protest at the inadequate response of their employer, the contractor Sodexo over the abusive treatment of women employees.
Report on strike and picket by cleaners at Guildhall (City of London) in protest at late and unpaid salaries going back months.
On Friday 15th July we met at 5:30am at Guildhall. Many people went to give solidarity, and the cleaners, who work for the subcontractor Ocean Contract Cleaning, shouted slogans such as “No pay, no […]
Back in April whilst the UK was in Election fever, in the Netherlands the Dutch Railways cleaners went on strike, it became the longest strike in Dutch history since 1933. After 9 long weeks, mostly migrant cleaners without a great command of Dutch took on their bosses and won.
According to Willem Dekker, an organizer with […]Read more →
In March, what started out as just another workplace dispute inside one London office for Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) had escalated into an international campaign led by migrant workers. Today Friday 23rd AprilÂ at 5pm outside UBS Capital, 100 Liverpool Street (see map)
UBS last week announced their highest ever pre-tax profits since the credit crisis […]
Listen to this interesting Colourful Radio interview with Henry Bonsu and Chris Ford, one of the organisers of last Friday’s Justice for UBS Cleaners international demonstration for sacked Unite shop steward Alberto Durango, and also to defend the living wage at UBS London offices.
According to reports there were between 100 and 150 people outside UBS […]
What started out as just another workplace dispute inside one London office for Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) now has escalated into an international campaign led by migrant workers spanning 3 continents to picket UBSâ€™ offices in Zurich, New York, Buenos Aires, Kyiv and other countries.Read more →
As Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) announce quarterly profits of Â£772 million this week, cleaning workers and their supporters will be demonstrating at their London offices on Friday 12th February.
The demonstration is in protest at attacks on workersâ€™ pay and the dismissal of Alberto Durango, the cleanersâ€™ now former shop-steward.
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