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June 2016

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Day 3 UVW Wood St Cleaners Strike

100 Wood St, City of London. Fri 10 Jun 2016

  

 
  'Thames Cleaning spent over £20,000 trying to stop this strike' 'Thames Cleaning think it's OK to pay cleaners poverty wages

 Picket and visitors raise fists behind the United Voices of the World (UVW) banner

 The picket at 100 Wood St

 Measuring out the 10m distance the injunction says any protest has to be from the door

 A banner about the Thames Cleaning spending over £20,000 on an injuction

 

 The protest was a noisy one

 Victor, one of the striking cleaners speaks

 

 they are determined to keep up the strike until they win

 'No Cuts to Cleaners'

  PCS rep at the National Gallery Candy Udwin holds one end of the Unite the Resistance banner
 
Another cleaner speaks at the protest 

A striking cleaner tells us that his notice from Thames finishes today, but he will keep up the fight to get his job back 

Peter, a former miner now taking part in the PCS strike at the Museum of Wales stands with Victor 

and speaks about continuing the fight against Thames 

he speaks to those still at work in the offices at 100 Wood St, telling them they should back their cleaners 

Candy Udwin looks up at the offices as she speaks 

in support of the cleaners 

Ewa Jasiewicz speaks bringing support from low paid workers in hotels and hospitality 

UVW General Secretary Petros Elia speaking 

Class War's Jane Nicholl invites everyone to protest at Thames Cleaners in Sidcup with Class War 

 

people raise fists behind the banner at the end of the rally 
   

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