Exhausted cleaners struggling to pay for the basics of working at the Department for Education’s (DfE) Sanctuary Buildings are asking for a living wage, equal sick pay, annual leave with civil service workers, appropriate staffing levels, and union recognition.
One day, five strikes and seven pickets — our man on the ground reports cleaners have been frightening the great and the good with demands for better pay and conditions. There is a spectre haunting outsourcing in the UK. It’s the organised rebellious workers of the United Voices of the World. From 7.30am on Thursday
Cleaners at a refugee centre near Warsaw have scored a major victory after bosses agreed to all their demands over contracts and working rights. The workers were employed at Debak refugee center through a firm called Sadar but not all of them had proper contracts and thus did not receive proper vacation, sick pay or
United Voices of the World (UVW) trade union have occupied the reception at Ministry of Justice HQ in London in solidarity with UVW cleaners striking over pay and unfair working conditions. A short video from MoJ occupation: The simultaneous cleaners’ strikes are currently taking place at the Ministry of Justice, Health Care America and The