London cleaners strike for National Living Wage

London cleaners strike for National Living Wage

Cleaners across the capital are walking out of their jobs today as they fight for the London living wage and decent sick pay - The Guardian reports.

The strikers, who are based at five sites in London, are asking for the £10.20 an hour London living wage, which is based on the cost of living in the capital. They also want to discuss the issue of sick pay, which they currently do not receive for the first three days of absence and which thereafter is statutory sick pay of £18 a day.

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