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.

The battle unfolding at the Royal College of Music

On the 26th May 2015, the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) opened their campaign against the Royal College of Music (RCM) in order to improve the employment terms … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Charges dropped against John Lewis protesters

Charges have been dropped against two trade unionists. The men were arrested at a demonstration which took place at the John Lewis store in Oxford Street on 13 December 2014. The … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Introductory Trade Union Representative Training Course 2015

Jake Lagnado, an experienced trade union representative and union activist, will be running a 6-part Introductory Trade Union Rep course to train members in all IWGB workplaces. For more details … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

IWGB ANNOUNCES NEW LEGAL DEPARTMENT COORDINATOR

12th August 2015 The Independent Workers’ of Great Britain (IWGB) announced on Tuesday 14th July that Nancy Mukoro, formerly a Senior Caseworker at the union, would be the organisation’s first … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

IWGB Cleaners and Facilities Branch seeks barristers for pro-bono legal support

The IWGB Cleaners and Facilities Branch is looking for barristers or people with knowledge of employment law to help provide pro-bono legal support for its members – see here for more … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Motion on the EU Referendum passed by IWGB

IWGB notes with concern that the Conservative government’s plans to offer UK citizens an in/out referendum on EU membership in 2017 could lead to the UK’s exit from the European Union. IWGB … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Motion to campaign against repeal of the Human Rights Act (1998) passed by IWGB

IWGB notes with concern that the Conservative government intends to repeal the Human Rights Act (1998) (“HRA”/ “the Act”), which codifies the protections in the European Convention on Human Rights … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

IWGB Cleaners and Facilities Branch seeks volunteers

The Cleaners and Facilities Branch of the IWGB is seeking volunteers – for full details see here and here.

August 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Royal College of Music – first campaign video out now

August 10, 2015 · Leave a comment
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