RBC Cleaners face job insecurity and health crisis
19 January 2024
Cleaners at The Royal Bank of Canada - 100 Bishopsgate in London face severe health and safety challenges aggravated by recent redundancy letters from outsourced management, behind which RBC masks its responsibility.
Cleaners Facing Cuts and Wages Below London Living Wage in High-End Retail
14 December 2023
The Cleaners and Allied Independent Workers Union (CAIWU) Raises Concerns Over Unfair Reduction in Break Time Pay at Richemont - YNAP Charlton.
CAIWU is recruiting a Caseworker. Applications are open until 16th July.
12 July 2023
CAIWU is seeking to hire an enthusiastic and committed person to join its legal department as a caseworker. Applications are open until 16th July.
Chambermaid fights to reclaim lost earnings from London Hotel
31 March 2023
Protests planned outside the London Elizabeth Hotel for the failure to pay CAIWU member, Betty Ulloa, nearly £5,000 in lost earnings
CAIWU holds baking course for young people
20 March 2023
CAIWU in conjunction with OCA Community kitchen holds baking course for young people
CAIWU is recruiting volunteer trade union organisers
6 March 2023
CAIWU is seeking applications from individuals to join its organising team as volunteer organisers. Applications are open until 31st March.
Cleaner takes ex-employer to the Employment Tribunal for trade union detriment and unfair dismissal
20 February 2023
On Tuesday 21st February, the Cleaners and Allied Independent Workers Union’s (CAIWU) President, Luis Valencia Maffei, begins his final hearing at the Employment Tribunal against Regent Office Care Limited, his ex-employer.
Amazon cleaner forced to walk miles in freezing cold
22 December 2022
A sub-contracted cleaner for Amazon is blocked from getting Amazon transport – leaving her to walk for an hour in the cold after 12-hour night shift.
CAIWU Christmas Message
20 December 2022
CAIWU Christmas Message
UEL cleaners ballot over strike action
18 November 2022
Balloting for Strike Action at the University of East London begins today
Cleaners and porters at the Royal Opera House announce a day of strike action
28 September 2022
This Friday 30th September 2022, the cleaners and porters at the ROH will commence a day of strike action over their pay and working conditions. The picket line will take place from midday to 8pm, with a rally at 4pm
CAIWU stalwart, Bruce Coker, publishes article on outsourcing.
20 September 2022
Bruce Coker publishes article detailing the practice of outsourcing.
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