Solidarity with IWGB worker’s who begin a three day strike today!
Location: Bloomberg Headquarters, 50 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1PQ
Bloomberg is a leading distributor of financial information, news and ideas. It seems, however, that the company needs to turn an analytical lens towards its own practices as their cleaners prepare for 3 days of strike action next week. This is part of a continuing struggle over pay and conditions.
Cleaners from the worker-run union, Independent Workers’ of Great Britain, successfully mounted a campaign for living wage last year. This included a brief occupation of the London office followed by a noisy demonstration outside. They won the living wage in November 2014 and it was updated to the 2014 rate when they announced strike action earlier this month. Currently Bloomberg has decided not to issue to the cleaners, the work terms and conditions that is enjoyed upon other Bloomberg workers. The…
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