CLEANERS, porters and security staff went on strike yesterday at four London hospitals in the latest action in a long-running dispute over pay.
Unite members working for multinational outfit Serco walked out at St Barts NHS Trust in the first of a seven-day strike.
Wednesday 12th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Labour leader hits out at outsourced C&D for firing Kinsley Three strikers
Saturday 24th Dec 2016
Three school cleaners sacked after securing pay
Friday 23rd Dec 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
CLEANERS on Great Western Railway trains will strike for 48 hours today in a dispute over poverty pay, poor working conditions and alleged bullying.
Pickets were planned for London’s Paddington station.
The cleaners, members of rail union RMT, are employed by Servest UK,...
TRADE unionists will march through Barnsley today in support of the “Kinsley Three” — three Yorkshire school cleaners on permanent strike against pay cuts, writes Peter Lazenby.
Leslie Leake, Marice Hall and Karen McGee are cleaners at Kinsley Academy in...
Saturday 8th Oct 2016
CLEANERS at Nationwide Bank’s headquarters in Swindon are to ballot on strike action.
Contractor Carillion — which was involved in blacklisting in the construction industry — plans to cut the cleaners’ hours and introduce new evening shift patterns affecting...
Saturday 6th Aug 2016
CLEANERS at six government offices on Merseyside walked out yesterday over their employer’s failure to pay them the legal minimum wage.
The staff began the two-day strike because they have not received the £7.20-an-hour rate the government introduced on April 1 as a...
Tuesday 26th Jul 2016
TAX OFFICE cleaners will kick off a two-day walkout on Monday against bosses who have cut staff hours after ministers increased the minimum wage.
The HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) staff work for outsourcing giant ISS, which doubled its profits to £250 million last year.
Saturday 23rd Jul 2016
RAIL cleaners are worried for their livelihoods after FirstGroup dropped their contractor on Great Western Railway (GWR), RMT conference heard yesterday.
FirstGroup, which has already come under fire for plans to axe buffet cars and travelling chefs on its new Intercity trains, has...
Thursday 30th Jun 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
PICKETING City cleaners vowed to go on hunger strike and “fight to the ultimate consequences” yesterday if their calls for a living wage and sackings to stop go unheeded.
Cleaners contracted to work at the building that plays host to financial mammoth JP Morgan’s HQ...
Thursday 9th Jun 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain