1 May 2020


Venue: Freedom [online location]

Organiser: CWU Cultural Workers Unite

Cultural Workers Unite , a Rotterdam based worker-led collective is joined by Vera Weghmann, co-founder of United Voice of the World along with Redon and Olena, workers from University of Greenwich discussing how to foster solidarity that is not bound by discipline or sector. The interview focuses on UVW’s successful campaign in Greenwich University that with the help of IWGB, and the overwhelming support of students and teaching staff won a significant pay rise and better working conditions for all outsourced workers.

This interview is a part of a series that explores the possibilities, viabilities, stories, successes and struggles of unionising in the Netherlands and abroad as a way to discuss the potential of a Cultural Workers Union in Rotterdam.

The conversation can be streamed LIVE on Strike Radio