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Solidarity with SOAS occupation

The LRC has welcomed the occupation of the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS) in Bloomsbury, London. Students have occupied in a protest over the detention of nine cleaners arrested by immigration officers and deported. The cleaners were involved in a “living wage” campaign. [continue...]
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London MPs call on Mayor to keep London Living Wage promise for tube cleaners

London Labour MPs will today hand in a letter to Mayor Boris Johnson at City Hall, calling on him to fund the London Living Wage for all London Underground cleaners. MPs will also be tabling an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons demanding “urgent remedial action from the Mayor as Chair of Transport for London to improve cleaners’ working conditions”. [continue...]
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LRC welcomes solidarity action with Lindsey dispute

Over 3000 workers are taking action in support of the Lindsey workers who have walked out of the Total oil refinery in Lincolnshire. The unofficial walkouts in solidarity are in breach of the Thatcherite anti-trade union laws which outlawed secondary action.  [continue...]
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Labour MP calls for full public inquiry into Construction Industry

The OFT has today fined 103 construction companies for rigging bids for contracts. This follows the scandal of construction companies abusing its workforce through blacklisting practices, and increasing concerns about the practices of gangmasters in the industry and health and safety standards. [continue...]
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