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.

PRESSURE MOUNTS ON CITY SPRINT AS IWGB CONTINUES TO TARGET ITS CLIENTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 24th July 2015 Pressure mounted on City Sprint on Wednesday as the courier’s branch of the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) returned once again to City … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wanted – Senior Case Worker (Volunteer)

The Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) has been representing and organising staff since August 2012. We are a democratic, worker-led union and are looking for someone interested in … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

PRESS RELEASE: CITY SPRINT SIPHONS MILLIONS TO OVERSEAS OWNERS, WHILE KEEPING WORKERS ON POVERTY WAGES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17th July 2015 Corporate Watch, an independent research group, last week revealed that City Sprint, the controversial courier company that has recently come under fire from the … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

PRESS RELEASE: LOW PAID WORKERS AT THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC PROTEST FOR IMPROVED CONDITIONS ON GRADUATION DAY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10th July, 2015, London. Outsourced workers at the Royal College of Music will once again protest for improved terms and conditions today at 1.30pm at the college … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

IWGB letter to Lord Winston, Chairman of the Council of the Royal College of Music

Dear Lord Winston, Chairman of the Council of the Royal College of Music, I am writing you in my capacity as President of the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

IWGB open letter to Royal College of Music over 10 July protest

Dear Professor Lawson, I am writing you, once again, about the terms and conditions of your outsourced workers. As you know, we are particularly concerned with their sick pay, holidays, … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

COURIERS STAGE SURPRISE FLASHMOB INSIDE GOOGLE OFFICES

Ramping up their campaign against CitySprint, IWGB Couriers staged a surprise protest inside Google offices to highlight the chain of exploitation that links clients to CitySprint Early yesterday morning, couriers … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Press release: CITYSPRINT PUSHBIKE COURIERS TAKE LONDON LIVING WAGE CAMPAIGN TO EMPLOYER’S MAJOR CLIENTS

30 June, 2015, London. Pushbike couriers employed by City Sprint will tomorrow stage a flash indoor protest at one of City Sprint’s major clients as part of their campaign to … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

UoL IWGB attends Anti-Austerity march!

The UoL branch of the IWGB was represented at the massive Anti-Austerity march in London on Saturday 20th June. Between 70-150,000 people are estimated to have turned out for the … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment
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