25 July 2017
Hundreds of domestics, cleaners, porters and security workers began a two-week strike at four east London hospitals on Tuesday.
13 July 2017
Striking east London health workers have spoken about the big support they’ve received in their fight against low pay.
11 July 2017
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11 July 2017
Support is growing for east London hospital workers taking on multinational outsourcing giant Serco as they launched a week-long walkout today, Tuesday.
10 July 2017
Low-paid and migrant workers are at the sharp end of cuts and privatisation in the NHS. They face rocketing workloads and bullying bosses. But across north east London 1,000 porters, domestics and cleaners are taking on a multinational to demand higher pay—and showing how to fight, reports Tomáš Tengely-Evans
27 June 2017
Around 1,000 outsourced hospital cleaners in east London are planning a programme of hard-hitting action against multinational Serco.
13 June 2017
Cleaners at the London School of Economics (LSE) university have won an impressive victory. The outsourced workers had been striking to demand equal pay and conditions to workers employed directly by the university.
30 May 2017
Striking cleaners and their supporters rallied outside the LSE university in central London yesterday, Wendesday.
23 May 2017
Cleaners employed by outsourcing firm Noonan at the LSE university on Wednesday continued their strike for equal pay and conditions as workers employed directly by the LSE. Cleaners currently get the statutory minimum sick pay of just £83.95 a week for a maximum of 28 weeks.
16 May 2017
Outsourced cleaners at the London School of Economics have struck for the same pay and conditions as similar directly-employed workers.
21 March 2017
Cleaners at the London School of Economics (LSE) university began a 48-hour strike today
26 January 2017
Cleaners at Kings College London (KCL) began a 48-hour strike today, Thursday, in response to massive workloads and understaffing.
03 January 2017
Three cleaners at Kinsley primary school in Barnsley were sacked just before Christmas by their private employer, Barnsley-based company C&D Cleaning.
03 January 2017
the Tories are ignoring the woeful service of their favourite rail firm Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR). But Southern rail workers are continuing their fight into the New Year.
08 November 2016
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25 October 2016
Also: Forced redundancy pushed back at Hull College | Coventry University contracts victory for union | Firefighters strike at nuclear plant | Protest at John Lewis poverty pay | Solidarity event for people in Turkey | Organising for free labour movement
04 October 2016
Also: LSE cleaners insist they are not second class
09 August 2016
Also: Unions slam payouts for post office bosses | Walkouts can win at London Met | Pride marches in Brighton and Leeds | Sussex hospital drivers vote to strike for liabilities | Nationwide gets shifty in Swindon | Cleaners' fight is over at 100 Wood Street | French state plans attack on ‘jungle’ | Protest in Brixton against arch-enemy council | Magistrates find against reverend’s tax protest
04 August 2016
Health workers employed by outsourcing giant ISS at Homerton Hospital in east London are fighting attacks on their hours and jobs.
28 July 2016
Striking cleaners and their supporters protested outside the 100 Wood Street corporate offices in the City of London financial district last night, Wednesday. They are demanding the reinstatement of two of their colleagues.