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Striking to secure end to outsourcing

Striking to secure end to outsourcing Around 25 security staff at St George’s medical school in south London have unleashed a programme of 15 days of strikes as part of their battle to be brought inhouse.

Police intimidation as workers fight for rights

Police intimidation as workers fight for rights Security staff at St George’s University Hospitals Trust (SGUL) in west London started 15 days of strikes on Monday—and immediately faced police action.

Reports round up: Test for bosses from Large Goods Vehicle examiners

Reports round up: Test for bosses from Large Goods Vehicle examiners Test for bosses from Large Goods Vehicle examiners

Strikers at St Mary’s have NHS privatisers on the run

Strikers at St Mary’s have NHS privatisers on the run A series of strikes has forced NHS England bosses and multinationals onto the back foot over privatisation and outsourcing. Gabby Thorpe reports on the latest fight in west London

Poorly-paid health staff are sick of low wages

Poorly-paid health staff are sick of low wages Striking health workers staged a sit-in in the lobby of St Mary’s Hospital in west London

Health round up: A fight for dignity and respect at St Mary’s Hospital

Health round up:  A fight for dignity and respect at St Mary’s Hospital Cleaners, porters and caterers from St Mary’s hospital in west London began 15 days of strikes on Monday demanding equality with NHS staff.

Reports round-up: Success for UCL fightback and more

22 October 2019
Cleaners, security workers and caterers at University College London (UCL) have scored a victory.

Reports round up: Workers protest at Bakkavor foods as they prepare for strike

17 September 2019
Up to 100 workers outsourced to Sodexo at St Mary’s hospital in west London began a strike ballot this week.

Reports round up: A victory to keep bleating on about in Kentish Town

09 July 2019
Workers at Kentish Town Farm in north London are celebrating after the farm’s board quit and handed control over to workers and their supporters.

Reports round-up: Housing activists build a movement

02 April 2019
Workers engineer a 24-hour walkout

Whitehall workers walk out for living wage

22 January 2019
Outsourced workers at the Ministry of Justice and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy walked out on Tuesday

Bold strikes mean cleaners are winning big

18 September 2018
Cleaners across London have got bosses running scared.

Uniting the fight at Ministry of Justice

04 September 2018
Civil service workers in the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) resoundingly rejected a pay proposal tied to cuts to terms and conditions last week.

Migrant workers wage fight against low pay in London

08 August 2018
Two groups of mainly migrant workers are waging a fight against low pay in London.

Reports round up - Bridgman workers show bosses the door

29 May 2018
 

Reports round-up: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school

17 April 2018
Plus: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school, Orion workers celebrate as they win all demands and Barnsley strikes against academy bosses

Reports round-up

28 November 2017
Driving Examiners in the PCS union are set to stage a 48-hour strike on Monday and Tuesday next week in a dispute over working hours.

Fast results for cleaners at Ferrari dealer

07 November 2017
Two sacked cleaners at a luxury Maserati and Ferrari car showroom have won their jobs back—and the London Living Wage

Reports round up: Only women’s aid centre in South Yorkshire may close

19 September 2017
Also: Aslef tube drivers call strike | Scotrail CCTV monitors | GTR train cleaners | NHS march in Brighton | Birmingham Mail | Ferrari and Maserati cleaners | Ritzy cinema | Serco tug boats | Co-op drivers | DSEI arrests

Industrial round-up: Post workers hold large rallies over Royal Mail pension attack

11 July 2017
Also: Four-week strike starts at Mears | Tube bosses ban water | Woolwich ferry dispute settled | LSE cleaners defend Alba | Dpac protest against Atos | Birmingham bins | Sellafield firefighters | dirty protest | Unnecessary defeat at BMW

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