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About Us

We are the national union of cleaners. We believe that every human being is entitled to dignity and respect in the workplace, and it is our mission to help our members fight for this basic right, along with others like fair pay, terms and working conditions.

The Cleaners & Allied
Independent Workers Union

Improving the lives of cleaners across the UK


CAIWU is currently accepting applications for volunteer trade union representatives. 

To submit an application, send your CV to

Deadline: 6th of November - 5pm.


Chambermaid fights to reclaim lost earnings from London Hotel.


In conjunction with OCA Community Kitchen, CAIWU holds baking course for children and young people.


Become a member of the Cleaners & Allied Independent Workers Union


We organise language exchange, trade union education classes as well as lots of parties!

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