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Cleaners and Porters to Protest at Sotheby’s London

by Leighann Morris on June 25, 2015
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In February of this year, cleaners and porters at London’s Sotheby’s auction house successfully campaigned to receive the London Living Wage of £9.15. The triumph was part of an extensive campaign by union United Voice of the World (UVW) to pressure both Sotheby’s and the contracted cleaning service Cleaning & Maintenance London (CCML) into negotiating several other terms for these employees, often migrant workers, who had complained of ill treatment—and unfair pay. But the victory of a living wage, among other gains, is now proving short-lived.

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Selling Women: Collectors Still Pay More for Male Artists

by Corinna Kirsch on March 3, 2015
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And by how much?

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Sotheby’s Shake Up: Chairman William F. Ruprecht Resigns

by Corinna Kirsch on November 21, 2014
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The rise and fall of Ruprecht’s empire.

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