Cleaners’ struggles in London, Oct 13-14

Cautiously pessimistic

Next week sees a few different protests in support of ongoing cleaners’ struggles in the capital.

First up, the RMT’s organised two demonstrations in support of outsourced tube cleaners, who’re already low-paid and are now being affected by staffing cuts, on Thursday 13th: one starting at 10am outside City Hall, then one later in the day at 3pm outside the Interserve headquarters.

Justice for Cleaners

The following day, the UVW union have organised a protest at the LSE starting at 1, demanding the reinstatement of Alba, a long-standing member of the LSE’s cleaning team who’s just been sacked by the cleaning contractor Noonan. You can see a brief clip of Alba asking for support here:

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