Justice for cleaners revived: in-house cleaners say they are “left in the Corridor”

On Tuesday 28 January, LSE cleaners held the floor in the first Justice For LSE Cleaner’s Campaign meeting of the year to discuss persisting discrimination on campus despite being brought in-house in 2017. Cleaners told the room of 50 students…

LSE cleaners sound alarm on “second class” treatment, two years after in-sourcing

Two years after winning their fight to be hired directly by LSE, cleaners say that little has changed. Their complaints about a culture of degradation suggest a worrying pattern of treatment for the School’s newest staff. The strikes which captivated…

Anti-Outsourcing Activists Met With Violence At Senate House

Student protestors were forcibly removed from Senate House Library this afternoon amid physical clashes with security. Around 12 University of London students, including multiple from the LSE, signed up to the postgraduate study event being hosted at the university building.…

Outsourced UoL Workers To Strike

Over 100 outsourced workers have announced plans to strike on 25-26 April at the University of London (UoL) as part of the “Back In-House” Campaign. These strikes, set to be the largest for outsourced workers in the history of UK…

Editorial : Spring Cleaning Anyone?

  By Taryana Odayar, Executive Editor. Last week, I attended the open meeting organised by the United Voices of the World (UVW) trade union which was held in support of the LSE Cleaners.  The cleaners are directly employed by Noonan Services…