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.
“We are all frustrated and we are overworked, our demands are just and fair. They don’t talk to us right, they talk to us like children.”
From now on, the cleaners will earn the London Living Wage (LLW) of £11.95 per hour, and the company has committed to automatically increasing this amount in line with the LLW every year.
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