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10 January 2018
Strike action in two areas has won McDonald's workers across the UK a significant rise.
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"
1 July 2015
The Tory chancellor's new spending cuts will hit young people hard. Join young activists in towns and cities across the country to protest on 8 July!
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
18 April 2015
Campaigners are protesting against 0-hr contracts and for a £10/hr minimum wage
4 June 2014
BFAWU president Ian Hodson spoke about the Fast Food Rights campaign to Claire Laker-Mansfield from Youth Fight for Jobs
4 June 2014
Seattle is the first major US city to pass a $15 an hour minimum wage. 100,000 workers will be lifted out of poverty, and millions will be inspired all over the country and around the world
16 May 2014
In London on 15th May protesters targeted Whitehall McDonalds as part of international protests against poverty wages
26 March 2014
Pay us a minimum £10 an hour: #fastfoodrights #M29 Youth Fight For Jobs is teaming up with the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers’ Union as part of the Fast Food Rights coalition, to help workers get organised to fight back. On Saturday 29 March, a national day of action will see country-wide protests
19 March 2014
Join the day of action on 29 March
19 February 2014
In Newcastle we had an excellent Fast Food Rights day of action on 15 February. We staged a protest outside McDonalds which included activists from Youth Fight for Jobs and the bakers union BFAWU
12 February 2014
A new campaign aims to win rights for fast food workers
18 July 2012
Exploitation: Olympics sponsor Adidas, whose workers make the uniforms for Britain's Olympics Team, is being investigated by the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (Locog) after it emerged that it pays its garment workers in Cambodia £10.00 for working a 48 hour week, writes Dave Younger.
27 February 2012
Lewisham Socialist Party members held a very lively protest outside McDonalds on Saturday. Other protests took place in Cardiff and elsewhere
27 February 2012
Paul Callanan, national organiser of Youth Fight for Jobs said: "After the success of the demonstration at Westfield shopping centre in East London on Saturday we are now going to step up the action...
29 January 2008
Flooded with Debt, cartoon by Suz, www.squashdonkey.co.uk
2 November 2006
GLOBAL COFFEE chain Starbucks is the McDonalds of the coffee world with hundreds of shops throughout Britain and the world. Its annual revenue is £3.2 billion.
17 April 2004
THE FAST food industry is one of Britain's biggest employers of young people. We print below an article on working for the McDonalds hamburger chain in London...
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