Private contractor Mears, which is at the centre of the housing strikes in Manchester, has been discovered to be using the low rates on its Manchester contract, to suppress pay rates in other areas, such as Leeds, says Unite the UK’s largest union.
“Limpiadores” (Cleaners), the documentary that narrates the lives, struggles and suffering of a handful of Latin Americans who work as cleaners in a London university, has won two new prizes. The odyssey of those immigrants is therefore still provoking discussion. “A moving account of the struggles faced by outsourced […]
Exploitation, harassment and intimidation, these are some of the feelings that have pursued these people, for years, at their workplaces. It has happened at the famous London School of Economics (LSE), under the management of the Noonan cleaning company. Virginia Moreno Molina Like many others, Alba and Kinkella […]
The topic of discrimination can cover a variety of motives: in terms of sexual orientation; resting by standing still for two minutes; or preferment according to country of origin. Whatever the case, these employees find themselves left without support from their employers. Virginia Moreno Molina They are called […]
A highly accredited business and a university which promotes the motto “for the betterment of society”. However, within those old walls working conditions seem to have remained in the past. What is the story and what abuses are hidden?