Video by @IWGBUnion
On Saturday 2nd November, members of the Industrial Workers of Great Britain and workers at John Lewis Store in Oxford Street, occupy the store to protest and demand the London Living Wage. The video below is in Spanish and also has segments in English:
By Industrial Workers of Great Britain / @IWGBUnion
The Independent Workers Union (IWGB) welcomed the announcement by the City of London Corporation that catering contract staff are to be paid at least the London Living Wage of £8.55 per hour in it Barbican Centre and neighbouring Guildhall School of Music.
This is a major breakthrough after […]
On Tuesday 7th May, Cap Gemini’s serene offices in Vauxhall, South London were once again rocked by a surprise visit by the Cleaners and activists of the Industrial Workers of Great Britain (IWGB). The dispute started when a senior manager told the predominately Latin American cleaners that they could never be British because “they were […]
The militant cleaners of the Industrial Workers of Great Britain (IWGB) once again launched a surprise demonstration against racist bosses on Friday 3rd May. The migrant workers are fighting bullying managers and standing up to racism and sexism in the workplace.
The two videos below show their latest action in Canary Wharf, in the offices of […]
The Barbican is Europe’s largest multi-arts centre, owned by the City of London Corporation and the home for the London Symphony Orchestra. It is internationally respected and hosts many prestigious artists and performers, but it’s reputation for excellence is being stained. It’s pristine image has been smeared by its cleaning sub-contractor MITIE, as their employed cleaners are protesting that their […]Read more →
Date & Time: Friday 14th September from 5pm
Address: 41 Tower Hill, Fenchurch Street, London EC3N 4SN
Cleaners organised by Industrial Workers of Great Britain have recently won the London Living Wage at the offices of Société Générale. Their contractor, Initial Facilities has now spontaneously decided to cut their hours by 50%, devastatingly cutting their wages and […]Read more →
The independent union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) has today served notice for strike action of cleaners at the John Lewis Partnership’s flagship Oxford Street store. This is the first strike in the history of the Partnership only recently hailed by Deputy Minister Nick Clegg as a model for the British economy.
The campaign […]Read more →
Below is a transcript we’ve received from representatives of Industrial Workers of the World Cleaners’ Branch
An extract of the transcript can be heard on this video:
From the UNISON website and other Unison sources:
Today is World Day for Decent Work and there is a demonstration at 12:30-1:30 in front of Technopark building, London South Bank University, London Road SE1 6LN (nearest tube Elephant and Castle) as the cleaners are campaigning for the London Living Wage.
“We, the cleaners at London South Bank […]
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