United Voices of the World the union has been on the London scene for around four years unionising and representing precarious low-paid outsourced workers who previously have been hard to organise, often falling outside the scope of the larger unions.
In this illustrated interview, Real Media explores the history and successes of this tiny union, its decision to adopt a horizontal non-hierarchical structure, and some of the reasons why it has been so successful in its gains and victories for mainly migrant cleaners.