By Justin / @justinthelibsoc
On Wednesday 17th April, in Nea Manolada, Greece, more than 30 Bangladeshi migrant strawberry pickers were shot by their supervisors and bosses and several workers are currently in critical condition. The shooting took place when around 200 migrant workers demanded to receive wages for 6 months unpaid work. The Associated Press news agency [...]
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 London’s Guildhall over abuse of women!
Cleaners are staging a sit-in at the Corporation of London’s Guildhall in protest at the inadequate response of their employer, the contractor Sodexo over the abusive treatment of women employees.
On Thursday 24th November at 4:30pm, there will be loud and colourful demonstration at the historic Old Bailey, supported by the IWW and Occupy London. The people who clean the offices of the law firm, McGrigors, at the Old Bailey, are protesting against the illegal practices, bullying and the union-busting treatment they have received by [...]Read more →
On Monday 7th November at 10am, the cleaners of the prestigious London Guildhall will be holding a noisy and lively protest against their direct employers, Sodexo, and also the City of London Corporation, who control the cleaning contract. Their demands are: dignity and respect at work from management, the reinstatement of victimised union rep Wilmer [...]Read more →
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 [...]
From Migrant Rights’ Network:
Mihir Bose speaking at TEDxEastEnd:
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 →
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