Branch Secretary :

St Mungos Strike Fund Appeal

Workers at the homelessness charity St Mungo’s are gearing up for three days of strike action from March 16 to 18 inclusive after last ditch talks at ACAS failed to reach an acceptable resolution. Details of picket lines will follow.

Members are determined to win the dispute and will schedule further strike days if management do not concede.


"I'm striking to protect my colleagues who are are on low wages, to protect the standard of services, and to tell management to back off!" 


Unite represents over 500 members at the homeless charity. One of the issues in dispute is the decision  by St Mungo’s senior management of pulling the rug out from under workers, when it tore up the junior staffing cap agreement, in a bid to bring in a cheaper workforce in May 2019.


Please help


After the merger with Broadway, many of the executive received salary hikes, in some cases doubling their income. By contrast, our Mungos members include some who are very low paid, and many are in roles providing direct services to vulnerable and homeless people. Please help us ensure that they are able to sustain their strike action.

Donations can be made as follows:

  • Cheque made out to Unite Housing Workers Branch, Box 66701 London E11 9FB. Please write 'Mungos' on the reverse.
  • BACS transfer via account number 20238645, Sort Code 60-83-01, reference 'Mungos'.

If you belong to a Trades Council or a local political party branch or are involved in any other labour movement organisation, please send these details on to them.

You can also download the Strike Fund Appeal Letter.



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