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Workers fight back as ferry company drops job loss bombshell. One of the UK’s foremost ferry companies P&O sacked 800 staff with no notice yesterday. Officers and seafarers were dismissed via Zoom call at 11 am while still on the ships. Balaclava clad security guards were ready with handcuffs to quell resistance as the Dubai

Migrant cleaners at London Bridge Hospital whistleblow on Covid safety violations and launch campaign against HCA Healthcare

Outsourced migrant workers from the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) who clean at London Bridge Hospital launched a campaign for fair pay and equality yesterday. They also report endemic bullying, harassment and a slew of serious health and safety violations over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Mariana Blanco*, Cleaner, said: “We feel

IWGB Solidarity Squad welcomes allies to the fight for precarious and frontline workers

Yesterday, the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) launched its Solidarity Squad: a network of allies and supporters of its mission to end exploitation and advocate for precarious and migrant workers as trade union leaders. Maritza Castillo Calle,  vice-president (IWGB) said: “The pandemic amplified many existing inequalities and patterns of discrimination so our work,

Precarious workers demand campus shutdown and furlough with COVID-19 declared ‘Major Incident’ in London

With Covid-19 declared a ‘major incident’ in London, precarious workers are still being compelled to provide cleaning and security services in non-essential buildings, while many doing essential work remain on zero-hours contracts without adequate financial support if they have to self-isolate. The Universitity of London branch of the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB)