Help take Philip Green to the cleaners

Cautiously pessimistic

Anyone interested in unions and workers’ organisations may already be familiar with the United Voices of the World, a small grassroots union that’s had some impressive successes organising cleaners in London in recent years. They’re currently in the middle of their most ambitious campaign yet, having started organising at the national clothing chain Topshop and seen two cleaners suspended for union activity, and have called a national day of action for this Saturday. The main action will be at the Oxford Street flagship store, but they’re claiming there’ll also be things happening in “Liverpool, Dundee, Edinburgh, Loughborough, Norwich, Sheffield, Gloucester, Plymouth, Glasgow, Norfolk, Cambridge, and possibly Newcastle and Birmingham”, so keep an eye out if you live in any of those places – Class War seem to be taking on an active role in organising events across the country. UVW’s imaginative and energetic campaigns…

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