19 May 2016
Workers at a food producer in Sheffield began a 48 hour strike today, Thursday, with a picket running day and night at the site to turn back lorries.
17 May 2016
Fast food workers from Britain and New Zealand held a meeting on fighting zero hours’ contracts in London last Saturday.
19 April 2016
Campaigners from the Fast Food Rights campaign and the Bfawu union took action across Britain last Thursday. They targeted McDonald’s in solidarity with striking McDonald’s workers in the US.
GALLERY - Fight for £10 an hour minimum! Protesters take to the streets
15 April 2016
Protesters took to the streets yesterday, Thursday, in several parts of Britain and internationally in the fight for £10 an hour ($15 an hour) minimum wage. Fast food outlets were a particular target of the actions called by the Bfawu bakers' union and Fast Food Rights.
15 April 2016
Campaigners from Fast Food Rights (FFR) and the Bfawu bakers' union took action across Britain yesterday, Thursday, as part of a day of solidarity with striking McDonalds workers in the US.
22 March 2016
Social work students hold campaigning conference | Final curtain for Opera pay dispute | Holiday hold-up for hot cross buns | Electric action at Network Rail | Heathrow Tube strike takes off | Buses set to stop around Manchester | Coop lorry drivers win talks at Acas | London left rallies against bosses’ EU
22 March 2016
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08 March 2016
Workers at the Samworth Brothers food factories in Leicestershire told Nick Clark why they’d had their fill of management taking all the dough
16 February 2016
Some 300 workers at Samworth Brothers food manufacturer in Leicester met on Friday of last week to discuss bosses’ plans to cut their pay.
14 January 2016
McDonald’s workers from the US brought the spirit of their fight for $15 an hour to Britain yesterday, Wednesday, with a noisy protest in central London.
01 December 2015
More than 100 jobs are set to be slashed at the Hovis factory in Wigan.
24 November 2015
A demonstration for fast food rights called by the Bfawu union took place in Lincoln last Saturday.
17 November 2015
Fast food Rights campaigners protested across Britain on Tuesday of last week.
06 October 2015
Tractor factory walkouts, Jersey anti-cuts protest, Unite cancels conference, Globe workers accept deal, fast food party
08 September 2015
March for Sheku Bayoh; water and catering workers ballot; Pizza Express workers score victory; airpotrt workers walk out; and Sotheby's Two protest
11 August 2015
Strikers at Gunstones bakery in Dronfield, Sheffield, have won their battle against an imposed pay freeze.
28 July 2015
Pride marches in Norwich and Nottingham | Safety monitors to strike at Sellafield | Gunstones strike postponed over new pay | Food bank protest against Tory MP David Mundell | Traffic wardens to strike in Hackney | Benefits protest in Milton Keynes
21 July 2015
Workers at the Gunstones bakery in Sheffield have voted overwhelmingly to reject a pay offer.
14 July 2015
New offer in Gunstones bakery dispute | Universal Credit staff set to strike in Glasgow and Bolton | ITV workers accept new pay settlement | Heathrow protesters oppose 'Plane Stupid' new runway | Arrests after demonstration at Israeli arms firm Elbit | Harmondsworth protesters demand an end to refugee detention |
16 June 2015
Members of the Bfawu bakers’ union at Gunstone’s Bakery in Dronfield, Sheffield, began a 48 hour strike on Monday of this week.