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 …

Victory for Cleaners at Goldsmiths College

The campaign group Justice for Cleaners at Goldsmiths College can claim victory after a meeting of the Goldsmiths College, University of London Governing Council on Thursday, 20th September decided to bring the cleaning staff back in house. A Statement from from the Justice for Cleaners campaign read: “Very pleased to announce that Goldsmiths management have …

Justice for Cleaners at Goldsmiths College say Trades Unions in Lewisham

  On Friday, 7th September 2018, the Goldsmiths College new Centre for Contemporary Art opened with a party and a demonstration outside calling for ‘Justice for Cleaners’. Cleaners at Goldsmiths College, University of London in New Cross are not directly employed by the college but by ISS a big contractor. The group Justice for Cleaners …