On your bike: Brighton bike ride for Deliveroo workers, and LSE cleaners vote to strike

Cautiously pessimistic

Two quick updates from grassroots union struggles:

In Brighton, Deliveroo riders and friends will be touring restaurants that have Deliveroo contracts on March 14th as part of their struggle for a living wage.

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Meanwhile, over in London, cleaners organised through the UVW have voted unanimously to take strike action at the London School of Economics, which employs them through a contractor and is refusing to give them the same conditions as directly employed staff. They’re out on the 15th and 16th – anyone in the area can get along to the picket lines and strike rallies happening on those days, and anyone anywhere can help by donating to the strike fund, or by writing to Julia Black (j.black@lse.ac.uk), the interim director at the LSE and telling her to stop making excuses and start making sure that the cleaners receive the same terms and conditions of employment as…

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