Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
10 January 2018
Strike action in two areas has won McDonald's workers across the UK a significant rise.
26 October 2017
'We Are the Lions, Mr Manager' celebrates the first major strike by Asian women in this country
20 September 2017
A speaker system boomed down Woolwich High Street calling for the scrapping of zero-hours, for a £10 an hour minimum wage and for workers to get organised and join trade unions
13 September 2017
Staff have suffered years of low pay, bullying and abuse from managers
5 September 2017
'Historic' is a fitting description of the action organised by the BFAWU
30 August 2017
"I have experienced first-hand the insecurity of zero-hour contracts, low pay and abuse by the management, to both me and my fellow workmates"
23 August 2017
McDonald's workers balloted at Crayford, south east London, and Cambridge stores have voted by an incredible 95.7% in favour of strike action
3 May 2017
McDonald's has been forced by campaigning to offer 115,000 zero-hour contract workers to move to fixed contracts
22 April 2015
Low-paid workers around the planet took action on 15 April. The day of action protested against low pay and encouraged workers to organise to improve their lot
10 April 2015
On Wednesday 15th April, fast food and other low-paid workers in the USA will be taking part in what could be the biggest day of strikes, occupations and protests yet in their fight for a $15/hour minimum wage
8 April 2015
Employers around the country - large and small, including the public sector - have created a culture of despair. Poverty pay means millions cannot afford the basics they need for a decent life
29 August 2014
Activists from the BFAWU union and YFJ took part in a day of action
7 March 2012
Youth Fight for Jobs and Cardiff Trades Council demonstrated outside the Welsh Liberal Democrats spring conference on Saturday to oppose the government's workfare scheme
29 February 2012
On Monday protesters were at McDonald's in Sheffield to voice disgust at the Con-Dems' forced labour schemes. Also read on for reports from Leeds, Birmingham and Wakefield
17 November 2010
MUCH OF the nation's unhealthy consumption of sugar, salt, transfats, saturated fats, and alcohol is down to the promotion of products containing them by the giant corporations that dominate the food and drink industry...
31 May 2007
On the picket line at the Ritzy
23 March 2006
Socialist Students are campaigning for a fighting and democratic NUS...
18 September 2004
Review: Super Size Me: THIS IS a brilliant, fast-paced, polemical movie aimed against McDonald's and the entire big business food industry. Film maker, Morgan Spurlock, investigates the physical, financial and legal costs of America's huge fast food diet...
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