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Inspiring calls to struggle open Marxism 2016 festival in London

30 June 2016
The Marxism 2016 festival got underway in central London today, Thursday, bringing together socialists from across Britain and the rest of the world.

Indefinite strike demands justice for City cleaners

28 June 2016
City of London cleaners have been on all-out strike for four weeks.

Reports round-up

14 June 2016
Workers At 100 Wood Street corporate offices in the City of London financial district are on all-out strike.

South London hospital workers strike for £10 an hour

21 March 2016
Workers demand a real living wage from outsourcing giant Aramark

Solidarity with Sotheby’s 2

18 August 2015
Around 70 people demonstrated last Saturday against the victimisation of trade unionists working at Sotheby’s auction house.

Reports round-up

11 August 2015
Pizza Express tips protest | Protest called to target Sotheby’s | Essex firefighters strike against job cuts | Port Talbot vigil for executed miner | Easyjet staff accept deal in close vote | Could Sports Direct be facing strikes? | Strike at Devonport docks | Walkout planned at EDF

Sotheby’s auction house warned of escalation

04 August 2015
Supporters warn of more action after the reinstatement of only two out of the four victimised workers at Sotheby’s auction house in central London.

Migrant workers at Sotheby's suspended for standing up for their rights

02 July 2015
Cleaners and porters who work at Sotheby’s were suspended today, Thursday, for taking part in a protest yesterday for sick pay and against victimisation.

Protesters storm the Barbican

19 May 2015
A group of protesters, including cleaners from the Barbican arts centre, stormed into the central London venue demanding the London Living Wage (LLW) last Saturday.

Cleaners revolt sweeps London university campuses

24 March 2015
A small revolt is beginning at a clutch of London’s universities as migrant workers fight to improve their terms and conditions.

Soas cleaners protest as ISS bosses worsen conditions

17 March 2015
Cleaners at the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) in London were set to protest on Thursday of this week against their employer, outsourcing giant ISS.

Fight to get cleaners' rep Clara Osagiede her job back

17 March 2015
The RMT union is set to ballot all of its members working for outsourcer Interserve on London Underground in defence of sacked cleaners’ rep Clara Osagiede.

Soas cleaners fight ISS 'injustice'

03 February 2015
Cleaners at the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) are set to protest as the college’s governing body meets on Wednesday of this week. 

Cleaners walk out at London Waterloo train station

09 December 2014
Cleaners in the RMT union working for Interserve at London’s Waterloo station struck again on Friday of last week.

Cleaners are wiping out poverty wages

18 November 2014
Cleaners in the RMT union at London’s Waterloo station struck for 24 hours, outsourced cleaners in the Unison union at Birkbeck University won better terms and conditions

Cleaners call walkout at Waterloo

11 November 2014
RMT union members who clean at London’s Waterloo station were set to strike for 24 hours from 3pm on Monday of next week. 

Transport news round-up

05 August 2014
Reinstate Sodexho rep Petrit Mihaj | Cleaners strikes at London St Pancras and East Coast rail | RMT votes on new general secretary

Heathrow Express workers walk out

24 June 2014
Workers in the RMT union at Heathrow Express struck for two days last week against bosses’ multi-million pound package of cuts. It led to the closure of the prestigious Terminal Five transport hub.

Industrial in brief

17 June 2014
Big majority for action at Newsquest | Hall cleaners fight to keep their jobs | Teachers to walk out over redundancies | NUT general secretary election | Gwalia care workers defend conditions | Justice for Domestic Workers protest

Soas cleaners win first round in battle for equality

22 April 2014
Cleaners at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) have won improved holidays, sick pay and pensions from outsourcing giant ISS.

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