Independent Workers Union of Great Britain

The Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) is a worker-run union organising the unorganised, the abandoned and the betrayed.

IWGB members arrested at John Lewis demo – massive press coverage

There’s been widespread press coverage of the IWGB Living Wage demonstration at John Lewis on Saturday: Stop playing Scrooge, John Lewis told – The Times Cleaners hold Christmas protest for … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

IWGB President faces deportation! Protest – Wednesday 10 December 12.30 outside SOAS

The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), a constituent college of the University of London, has rejected two applications for visa sponsorship by #3cosas organizer and SOAS graduate Jason … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Statement to members – July 2012 to December 2013

Every year, the Union is required to give a financial statement to its members under the ‘Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992. Please click on the links to … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

IWGB forms new Security Guards branch

BREAKING NEWS! The IWGB is forming a new branch, for security guards in London. If you work as a security guard or know someone who does and wants to join, … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

BREAKING NEWS: IWGB activist reinstated by Mitie at the Royal Opera House

In July Mitie sacked a key IWGB activist at the Royal Opera House for showing the entrance to an IWGB official who had come to represent a worker. After protests, … Continue reading

September 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

FRIDAY: SERCO Workers’ protest to end the “Work until you drop” culture at Deloitte

On Friday 12th September, Deloitte, the biggest professional services company in the world[1], is facing a wave of angry demonstrations outside one of their offices in Central London.   The … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Protest against Serco – 12 September 2014

The IWGB will be holding a demonstration against the cleaning company Serco, who have been discriminating against workers on their Deloitte contract who have taken part ion legitimate protests. Please support … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Royal Opera House workers ballot for strike action!

The Royal Opera House workers working for MITIE are in the process of voting to strike against the cutting of annual leave, for the reinstatement of Viviam Quisbert (fired for union … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Serco lawyers threaten legal action against the IWGB

SERCO lawyers have sent the IWGB a letter threatening us if we continue the campaign for justice in DELOITTE. This shows that they are scared! Our answer is unequivocal! We … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

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