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Last Updated: Wednesday, 23 February, 2005, 11:46 GMT
Docklands cleaners in pay protest
Workers who clean offices in London's Canary Wharf complex are protesting over pay and holiday entitlements.

Up to 100 cleaners stood outside finance firm Morgan Stanley in Docklands demanding a 1-an-hour pay rise, taking their wages to 6.70.

They are also calling for holidays to be increased from 12 days a year to 20.

Up to 300 cleaners, employed by contractors to work at the Morgan Stanley offices, belong to the union. The company declined to comment.

A letter has also been sent to the chief executive officer of Morgan Stanley asking him to ensure the cleaners are paid a "living wage".

Jack Dromey of the Transport and General Workers' Union (TGWU) said it was wrong that people work night and day to make ends meet.




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