Tag: union

Ongoing UVW union’s strike action for #LivingWage workers since 8 June @ 100 Wood Street, EC2V 7AN




UPDATED 30 JULY 2016: Brilliant solidarity from the Blacklist Support Group, and the Bakers Union and others with UVW members on strike at 100 Wood Street. Since then we won the living wage (after 43 days on strike!) but the strike, which is the longest strike in the history of the City of London, continues until all the unlawfully sacked cleaners are reinstated.

We’ll be back on the picket line on Monday, 1st August 2016 for day 55! (more…)

J14 – Time for Revenge against the housing crisis



Help us shut down the London Property Forum in Berkely Square, London W1J on 14 June 2016. Bring the noise! We’ll go there and make sure our thoughts about the self-serving profiteers are heard, big noise-style!

This is a call-out for anyone who can make noise from 1pm on 14 June 2016 at Berkeley Square, London W1J. We really need some 12 volt sound systems to make some proper noise, just turn up, bring the noiz! (more…)

TopShop national protests: Reports


Can’t really reproduce every image from today, but we’ll try to update as often as possible. Check also on facebook #‎topshopstyle‬ and ‪#‎boycotttopshop‬, or on twitter @UVWunion

Photos, video clips and reports from Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Loughborough, Plymouth. We’re still waiting for late results! Well done to every one involved, the struggle continues… (more…)

National demo against Philip Green’s TopShop, 14th May


The UVW – a new kind of guerrilla fighting union… While the trade union behemoths spend their time passing motions – ahem – and flogging porcelain figurines to their members, another kind of union altogether has been emerging on the streets of London. While Len McCluskey has been promising an autumn /winter/ spring/ summer of discontent – without delivering even a week – for the past decade the UVW has been delivering discontent by the bucketload on the streets and inside the bosses businesses…