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.

Check out the latest video for 13 March Royal College of Arts London Living Wage demo

Demo! Tomorrow! 1pm at the Royal College of Arts, SW7 2EU London, United Kingdom

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Latin American Culture and Fiesta – Saturday 21 March

Please come to this event, which will be taking place at SOAS from 5-11pm on Saturday 21 March, and features: folkloric dance performances by Expresión Inka live music by Expresión … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

PROTEST Friday 13 March 1pm! London Living Wage at the Royal College of Art Now!

Outsourced workers at the Royal College of Art are earning poverty wages. In response to pressure from the IWGB the RCA has said it will pay the London Living Wage… … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

IWGB to strike at Bloomberg – Monday 23rd, 24th, 25th February

Monday 23rd, 24th, 25th February Speech and Rally at 12pm, Picket lines form at 7am Location: Bloomberg Headquarters, 50 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1PQ Bloomberg is a leading distributor of financial information, news and ideas. … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Barbican Centre strike ballot

IWGB members at the Barbican Centre working as Security Officers, Inspectors, Receptionists and Controllers are balloting for strike action over their demand for a pay increase to £12 per hour. … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bloomberg Cleaners prepare to strike

The struggle of the cleaners at Bloomberg continues! Although they have secured the London Living Wage, there was a 100% YES vote for strike action for 3 days: 23rd, 24th … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Victory at LSHTM!!!!!

After receiving notice from the IWGB before Christmas, on 30th January, one day before the IWGB deadline expired, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine made an offer to its outsourced … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

BURBERRY REGENT STREET FACES CLEANERS’ 48 HOUR STRIKE FOR LIVING WAGE

6th – 7th February Burberry 121 Regent Street London, W1 4TB One of the London’s most iconic luxury fashion brands will be facing a 48 hour strike accompanied with loud … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

BAFTA Awards to be rocked by Cleaners & Porters’ Strike Action

Porters and Cleaners organised in Independent Workers of Great Britain (IWGB) union prepare to bring red flags to the red carpet, disrupting this year’s BAFTA award ceremony with industrial action … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment
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