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10 January 2018

Strike wins biggest pay rise in ten years

Strike action in two areas has won McDonald's workers across the UK a significant rise.

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13 September 2017

McStriker addresses Greenwich trade unionists

Staff have suffered years of low pay, bullying and abuse from managers

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5 September 2017

Historic McStrike: if we don't get it, shut it down!

'Historic' is a fitting description of the action organised by the BFAWU

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30 August 2017

McStrike against low pay

"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"

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1 July 2015

Block Osborne's Billionaire Budget

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!

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22 April 2015

Fast food workers hungry for justice

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

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18 April 2015

Global Fast Food Rights day of action

Campaigners are protesting against 0-hr contracts and for a £10/hr minimum wage

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4 June 2014

Bakers' Union interview: "We can stop race to bottom"

BFAWU president Ian Hodson spoke about the Fast Food Rights campaign to Claire Laker-Mansfield from Youth Fight for Jobs

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15 Now has won a $15 an hour minimum wage in Seattle

4 June 2014

US: How Seattle won a $15 minimum wage

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

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Fast Food protest, London, 15.5.14, photo YFJ

16 May 2014

Protests target McDonalds

In London on 15th May protesters targeted Whitehall McDonalds as part of international protests against poverty wages

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Youth Fight for Jobs protesting outside Sports Direct against zero-hour contracts on 3 August 2013, photo Ian Pattison

26 March 2014

No to junk jobs

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

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Sick of Your Boss? Youth Fight for Jobs campaigning, photo Nancy Taaffe

Sick of Your Boss? Youth Fight for Jobs campaigning, photo Nancy Taaffe

19 March 2014

Fight for real jobs for young people

Join the day of action on 29 March

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19 February 2014

Fast Food Rights day of action

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

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BFAWU members taking part in the TUC Manchester NHS demo in September 2013, photo Paul Mattsson

12 February 2014

Fast food workers: Hungry for decent pay and conditions

A new campaign aims to win rights for fast food workers

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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.

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YFJ  'West field Workhouse' protest action against workfare in the Westfield shopping centre, Stratford, East London, photo Sarah Wrack

27 February 2012

Protests saying 'no' to slave labour workfare

Lewisham Socialist Party members held a very lively protest outside McDonalds on Saturday. Other protests took place in Cardiff and elsewhere

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27 February 2012

Fighting workfare - YFJ to target McDonalds

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...

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29 January 2008

New Labour attacking our vital benefits

Flooded with Debt, cartoon by Suz,

Flooded with Debt, cartoon by Suz,

Gordon Brown's government is weaker than ever before. The smog of sleaze that pervaded Blair's government has now settled over Brown's with the resignation...

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2 November 2006

Big Bucks for Starbucks - nothing for small farmers

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.

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17 April 2004

Getting Organised In The Fast Food Industry

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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