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McDonald’s workers supersize their strike—and bosses are not loving it

24 April 2018
Workers at five McDonald’s stores in England were set to strike on Tuesday of next week.

Hunger for a second course at McDonald’s

10 April 2018
Workers at six McDonald’s stores across Britain are balloting for strikes.

As McDonald’s bosses forced to grant some pay rises, workers vow to fight for more

03 January 2018
A section of McDonald’s workers have won their biggest pay rise in ten years.

McDonald’s workers cheer successful first strike

05 September 2017
McDonald’s workers launched their first ever strike at the multinational in Britain on Monday.

‘We can win,’ say McDonald’s strikers at rally outside parliament

04 September 2017
Chants of “I believe that we can win” rang out as McDonald’s strikers and their supporters rallied in front of parliament

Workers take to the picket lines for first ever McDonald's strike in Britain

04 September 2017
McDonald’s workers have launched the first-ever strike at the multinational in Britain

Protest targets McDonald's headquarters ahead of first strike

02 September 2017
Some 200 people joined the protest ahead of the first-ever strike by workers at the multinational fast food giant in Britain

We're worth more - how workers are fighting back at McDonald's

27 August 2017
McDonald’s workers at the heart of organising historic strikes told Tomáš Tengely-Evans how they did it

‘We’re not lovin’ it’—striking back at McDonald’s bullies

22 August 2017
Bfawu union members are set for an historic strike as activists organise around £10 an hour

McDonald’s workers to ballot for strikes to demand £10 an hour and a union

08 August 2017
Workers at two McDonald’s restaurants in Cambridge and Crayford, south London, are preparing to ballot for strikes

Bakers union conference calls for trade unions to take the fight to May

13 June 2017
The first trade union conference since the general election got underway last Sunday.

Campaigners hail victory after McDonald’s backs down over zero-hours contracts

02 May 2017
Fast food chain McDonald’s has announced it will offer fixed-term contracts to workers who want them.

McDonald's workers ordered not to be political online

21 March 2017
McDonald’s fast food stores are clamping down on trade union activists.

Union general secretary hits back after he's banned from Labour

26 August 2016
Bfawu bakers' union general secretary Ronnie Draper has spoken out after he was suspended from the Labour Party yesterday, Thursday.

Samworth Brothers food bosses take on the union

02 August 2016

KFC’s finger lickin’ zero hours lies exposed

26 July 2016
Fast food giant KFC claims it doesn’t use zero hours contracts in Britain. Alistair Farrow takes apart the spin

Reinstate Kumaran Bose, demands protest

28 June 2016
Around 80 trade unionists joined a mass picket in solidarity with Kumaran Bose in Melton Mowbray last Sunday.

Protest demands Leicester union member Kumaran Bose's reinstatement

21 June 2016
Supporters of victimised food worker Kumaran Bose protested in Leicester city centre last Saturday to demand his reinstatement.

Bakers’ union conference cooks up more resistance to Tories

14 June 2016
Members of the food workers’ Bfawu union met for their annual conference in Southport this week.

Defend victimised Bfawu trade union activist at Samworth Brothers

09 June 2016
A victimised trade union activist at a food factory in Leicester has slammed bosses for sacking him because of his union activities.

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