Clean schools and let’s get them safer for September Say UNISON

Cllr Alan Hall has joined campaigners and trade unionists calling on better terms and conditions in schools particularly for cleaners and catering staff. Now is the time to review pay and conditions and get schools safer for September’s new academic year. In London schools should pay the London Living Wage. He says: “Clean schools are …

Lewisham Hospital cleaners still not paid in full despite coronavirus fears

Lewisham Hospital’s cleaners walked out on Thursday, 12th March after an outsourced cleaning contractor repeatedly failed to pay them. A week later, the GMB Trade Union reported that the cleaners still haven’t been paid and the private company ISS blames administrative errors for the crisis. Helen O’Connor the GMB officer said: “For many of these …