From Grunwick to Deliveroo: getting organised, getting unionised

A free one-day conference on migrant workers, trade unions and the new economy

Saturday 26th November
Willesden Library,
95 High Road,
London, NW10 2SF

nearest station Willesden Green
(Jubilee Line)


Forty years ago Asian women at Grunwick led a strike for basic human dignity at work and for the right to join to a trade union. Today these battles are still being fought, often by migrant workers in precarious employment conditions. The experiences of those at Byron revealed the extent to which migrant workers can be exploited by ‘the new economy’ and then tossed aside when no longer needed, while those at Deliveroo showed that resistance is both necessary and possible.

This free one-day conference will bring together campaigners, trade unionists, activists and thinkers to examine the changing nature of work and the possibilities for resistance.

Confirmed participants are:

  • Dr Sundari Anitha
  • Anti Raids Network
  • Rita Chadha (RAMFEL)
  • Jack Dromey MP
  • Durham Teaching Assistants
  • Suresh Grover
  • Ian Hodson (Baker’s Union)
  • Unite Hotel Worker’s Branch
  • United Voices of the World
  • Amrit Wilson


Sessions are planned on: independent trade unions, building community support, resisting immigration raids, sex workers rights, resisting anti-union legislation and much more.

Click to register (via Eventbrite)


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