Pivotal Time for Justice for Cleaners

Ella Linskens, BA Arabic On the 8th of September, a strategy meeting took place for the Justice for Cleaners campaign. Student activists, members of the union, cleaners and those representing the cleaners met in order to mobilise and strategize as we head into the new academic year. The campaign itself has been running since 2008 and along the way many successes have […]

‘We’ll keep demanding our cleaners are brought in-house’

Shadia Edwards-Dashti, Msc International Politics SOAS Justice for Cleaners (J4C) re-launched their campaign this year with a series of successful events over the past week. Over 40 students mobilised outside SOAS yesterday, for a protest against the exploitation of the cleaners, urging the SOAS management to directly hire and bring the cleaners ‘in house’. Speakers […]