High street retailers accused of lack of action to prevent ‘sweatshops’
High street retailers are failing to take enough action to end poverty pay for overseas workers, says a new report being released as the champagne corks pop to celebrate the start of London Fashion Week.
The list, from the campaign group Labour Behind the Label, compares […]
The Cleaners of Guildhall, many of whom are members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), are holding a rally and demonstration at the Guildhall this Friday at 9am. They are demanding respect at work and calling on the Corporation of London and its cleaning subcontractor to ensure they receive the London Living Wage […]Read more →
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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