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Threat of strike action secures pay rise for cleaners at Mercedes-Benz

Low-paid, migrant workers at Mercedes Showroom in Colindale, London, have won a 25 per cent pay increase after returning a strike mandate alongside 150 cleaners, carers and concierge in eight workplaces across Greater London in June. The United Voices of ...

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MPs and campaigners call for an end to period poverty in the UK

A coalition of politicians, campaigners, and NGOs have called on the UK Government to tackle period poverty in an open letter. The letter was signed by more than 50 signatories including cross-party Members of Parliament (MPs). It included demands for free period ...

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GOSH cleaners confront hospital in ground-breaking court case over years of “institutional racism”

Yesterday saw the start of a 10-day tribunal hearing where Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) faces a first of a kind group claim for indirect race discrimination brought by 80 Black, brown and migrant cleaners. For decades, the cleaners were ...

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Strike averted as GOSH agrees to give hundreds of cleaners full NHS contracts

United Voices of the World (UVW) has announced that a two-day strike, which had been due to take place at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), has been averted. Last minute concessions by bosses at GOSH mean hundreds of cleaners, who ...

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Kingdom Cleaning joins Inclusive Companies

Cleaning and soft services provider, Kingdom Cleaning, has become a member of Inclusive Companies, a premier network of organisations leading in equality, diversity and inclusion. The professional cleaning business, which employs over 2,000 people across the UK, joins Inclusive Companies to foster ...

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