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Cleaners’ Strike Captivates Campus

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by Sofia Kastelein, Undergraduate Student LSE cleaners were on strike last Wednesday and Thursday. Both days, from 6am, campus was alive with cleaners, students and staff demanding LSE treat all members of the university community with dignity. Between 6am and 9am, striking cleaners and supportive members of the public held a picket outside the main entrance to the Old Building, with breakfast, chants and dancing. From 8:30, several cleaners left…

LSE Cleaners Vote To Strike on 15th and 16th March

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by Bhadra Sreejith, News Editor LSE cleaners who are members of the United Voices of the World union have returned a 100% yes vote for strike action. The strike dates are 15th and 16th March. This will be the first strike by outsourced staff in the 126 year history of the LSE. The LSE outsources cleaning to Noonan, an Irish firm who provide ‘strategic outsourcing solutions’ to the LSE. The…