Southwark Trades Council fully supports todays strike by workers of private contractor Aramark at Maudsley Hospital, Camberwell, where 175 GMB members voted to strike at four sites of South London and Maudsley NHS Trust (SLAM) in a pay dispute for £10 per hour.
Nadine Houghton, GMB Regional Officer, said “GMB members in Aramark, as part of the TUC week of action against the Trade Union Bill, are showing why we need trade unions more than ever. They are fighting for a genuine living wage of £10 per hour. This is a simple demand and something that every worker should be entitled to – pay that a worker can live on.”
Prior to the strike workers took part in the TUC week of action on why unions are needed building profile for a real living wage.
Contact: Nadine Houghton, 07714 239 227 or 0208 303 3407 or Michelle Gordon 07866 369259 or Andy Prendergast 07984 49276 of GMB press office 07921 289880 or 07974 251 823.