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Day of action planned for fast food workers' rights

Issue No. 2390

Campaigners around Britain were set to protest for fast food workers’ rights on Saturday of this week.

The “Hungry for Justice” day of action was called by the Fast Food Rights campaign recently initiated by the Bfawu bakers’ union, Unite the Resistance and John McDonnell MP.

In London activists were set to assemble at 1pm outside McDonald’s on the corner of Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Street.


Strong strike vote at 2 Sisters

More than 90 percent of food workers have voted for strikes in a ballot at 2 Sisters Food Group’s Corby plant.

The members of the Bfawu union have called a one-day strike on Monday 3 March.

Workers are angry at being made to work longer shifts—and have not had a pay rise since 2011.


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Tue 11 Feb 2014, 16:32 GMT
Issue No. 2390
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