Tag Archives: CAIWU

Cleaners, Kill the Bill, and sparks: mid-April round-up

A few quick updates: On Friday 16th, cleaners organised through the grassroots union CAIWU will be protesting against sackings at Broadgate Estates in Central London. You can read more about the background to the dispute here. Over the weekend, there’ll … Continue reading

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Sparks, cleaners, and more Kill the Bill protests

In non-Policing Bill related news, or at least not directly related, the construction rank and file dispute continues, with sparks blockading the road outside Hinkley Point C this week: A quick listing of upcoming events that aren’t Kill the Bill … Continue reading

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UEL cleaners demanding sick pay and equal treament, and more: events listings for early March

There’s a lot going on at the moment, if I try to summarise everything it’ll take me ages, so in the meantime here’s a quick listing of some important upcoming events in the next week or so: Tuesday March 9th:  … Continue reading

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Go Ahead strike going ahead: class struggle round-up for mid-February

A quick round up of class struggle news from the last week or so: In workplace news, bus drivers employed by Go Ahead in Manchester will be launching an all-out strike from February 28th against the “fire and rehire” attempt … Continue reading

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Pouring cold water on fire and rehire: workplace round-up for early February

A quick round-up of workplace and other news: Security guards at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading are taking strike action over a pay dispute, and are due to be out from Monday 8th February to Sunday 7th March. In Hackney, … Continue reading

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Late November round-up: Courier strikes, rent strike victory, upcoming deportation flight and much more

Another quick roundup: Deliveroo and UberEats couriers in Sheffield went out on strike on Wednesday November 25th, with demands including a living wage, due process and an end to arbitrary sackings, and a hiring freeze. This last demand is one … Continue reading

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Heart reacts only as cleaners win at Facebook, successful couriers wildcat at McDonald’s and more…

The struggle over cleaners’ jobs at Facebook has ended in victory. Grassroots cleaners’ union CAIWU report: “We are pleased to say we received an email on Thursday evening from Bidvest Noonan informing us of their decision not to proceed with … Continue reading

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The dirt behind the daydream: Facebook cleaners against redundancies, Friday 23rd October

Fairly short notice, but on Friday 23rd October, cleaners at Facebook’s London offices will be holding a protest organised through the CAIWU union against redudancy threats. A bit of background on the dispute: “Fifteen cleaners at Facebook’s flagship London offices … Continue reading

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Workers win at St Mary’s Hospital, Bromley Libraries and Delfin Language School: early Feb class struggle round-up

The last week or two has seen a few impressive wins of one kind or another. In the healthcare sector, workers at St Mary’s Hospital have scored a big victory after strike action organised through the grassroots United Voices of … Continue reading

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Mid-Jan class struggle news round-up and events listing

Your semi-regular round-up of recent, often but not all workplace-related, news and upcoming events: Organising by workers in the UVW and IWGB base/grassroots unions has seen a big victory at the University of Greenwich, with some low-paid workers getting a … Continue reading

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