UVW announces that the LSE cleaners will be brought in-house and become employees of the LSE from Spring 2018. This will ensure they get, among other things, 41 days annual leave, 6 months full pay sick pay and 6 months half pay sick pay, plus proper employer pension contributions of […]
Pens, notebooks, teachers and those in charge of education are found within classrooms. Meanwhile, in the street, placards are raised calling for equality and respect for those who clean the student grounds. Virginia Moreno Molina It is the cleaners who are entrusted with keeping the classrooms of the […]
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 […]