United Voices of the World
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
12 November 2019
Striking health workers staged a sit-in in the lobby of St Mary’s Hospital in west London
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.
22 October 2019
Cleaners, security workers and caterers at University College London (UCL) have scored a victory.
17 September 2019
Up to 100 workers outsourced to Sodexo at St Mary’s hospital in west London began a strike ballot this week.
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.
02 April 2019
Workers engineer a 24-hour walkout
22 January 2019
Outsourced workers at the Ministry of Justice and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy walked out on Tuesday
18 September 2018
Cleaners across London have got bosses running scared.
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.
08 August 2018
Two groups of mainly migrant workers are waging a fight against low pay in London.
29 May 2018
17 April 2018
Plus: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school, Orion workers celebrate as they win all demands and Barnsley strikes against academy bosses
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.
07 November 2017
Two sacked cleaners at a luxury Maserati and Ferrari car showroom have won their jobs back—and the London Living Wage
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
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
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.