Union supports workers suspended by millionaire Brexiter over pay protest

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Migrant porters at Mayfair club owned by Johnson backer had campaigned for living wage

A trade union has launched a petition to support migrant kitchen porters who say they were suspended after campaigning for the London living wage at a private members’ club owned by a backer of Boris Johnson.

Protests have already taken place outside the Mayfair club known as 5 Hertford Street, owned by millionaire Brexiter Robin Birley, after the suspension of workers, who were recently outsourced to the ACT Clean cleaning company.

Related: The posh club v its workers: this low-pay battle says a lot about Britain | Owen Jones

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