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Protest says black lives matter at work

Protest says black lives matter at work Over 50 people protested against institutional racism outside St George’s hospital and medical school in Tooting, south London, on Monday.

Workplace round up: Ark Globe Academy walkout + Homerton outsourcing dispute

Workplace round up: Ark Globe Academy walkout + Homerton outsourcing dispute Cleaners at Ark Globe Academy in south London walked out on a wildcat strike on Thursday last week.

Walk off by St George’s workers against outsourcer

Walk off by St George’s workers against outsourcer UVW union members at St George’s University of London in Tooting are demanding Personal Protective Equipment

Reports round-up—Ealing tax office, Harrods ballot, RSPCA workers and more

Reports round-up—Ealing tax office, Harrods ballot, RSPCA workers and more Trade unionists rallied in solidarity with workers at a west London tax office last week. PCS union members at the HMRC office in Ealing picketed against its closure at the start of a half-day strike last Thursday and stayed out for a full day on Friday.

Strikes win victory over outsourcing at St Mary’s hospital

Strikes win victory over outsourcing at St Mary’s hospital Over 200 porters, cleaners and caterers have won their fight over pay, conditions and to be brought in-house.

Round-up: cops called to St George’s pickets, cleaners strike, ferry walkout and more

Round-up: cops called to St George’s pickets, cleaners strike, ferry walkout and more Security guards at St George’s medical school in south London struck for a further three days from Monday.

Striking to secure end to outsourcing

21 January 2020
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

14 January 2020
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

17 December 2019
Test for bosses from Large Goods Vehicle examiners

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

03 December 2019
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

12 November 2019
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

29 October 2019
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.

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