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 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

New IWGB branch in the South West announced!

The South West Branch, IWGB (SW), is a trade union that is run by its members supported by competent, professional and knowledgeable representatives. Training courses with on-going professional support are available to any member who wishes to … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Deloitte: Respect Your Workers

Following last Friday’s protest against Serco, the cleaning company employed at Deloitte HQ, two workers have been suspended on the grounds of causing criminal damage. The protest was against job … Continue reading

July 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sign the petition – pay John Lewis cleaners the living wage

The Living Wage is an hourly rate calculated according to the basic cost of living in the UK. It currently stands at £7.65 in the UK and £8.80 in London … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment
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