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Reports round-up

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

‘Jeremy Corbyn gives us hope to fight,’ says Bfawu union leader Ian Hodson

22 March 2016
What did Jeremy Corbyn’s election mean for the left and trade unionists?

Hellish kitchen - Leicester bakery workers aren't falling for bosses' porkie pies

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

Leicester food workers fight to build the union and stop pay cuts

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.

Spirit of US fast food strike movement comes to London protest at McDonald's (inc. video)

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.

Rise to the challenge to stop job cuts at Hovis in Wigan

01 December 2015
More than 100 jobs are set to be slashed at the Hovis factory in Wigan.

Fast food workers march in Lincoln

24 November 2015
A demonstration for fast food rights called by the Bfawu union took place in Lincoln last Saturday.

Protests for Fast Food Rights

17 November 2015
Fast food Rights campaigners protested across Britain on Tuesday of last week.

News in brief

06 October 2015
Tractor factory walkouts, Jersey anti-cuts protest, Unite cancels conference, Globe workers accept deal, fast food party

Reports round-up

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

Gunstones strikers win pay rises

11 August 2015
 Strikers at Gunstones bakery in Dronfield, Sheffield, have won their battle against an imposed pay freeze.

Reports round-up

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

Gunstones bakers reject a crummy offer

21 July 2015
Workers at the Gunstones bakery in Sheffield have voted overwhelmingly to reject a pay offer.

Reports round-up

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 |

Drivers refuse to cross Gunstone's bakery workers’ picket

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. 

Wigan Hovis jobs ‘at risk’

09 June 2015
Some 48 workers at the Hovis bakery in Wigan are being threatened with redundancy. 

Bakers' union conference debates the alternative

09 June 2015
The annual conference of food workers’ union Bfawu took place Sunday to Thursday of this week.

Day of action demands fast food workers’ rights

14 April 2015
Activists in the Fast Food Rights Campaign were gearing up for a day of action set to take place on Wednesday of this week.

Build Fast food rights day of solidarity

17 March 2015
A Fast Food Rights meeting in central Glasgow last Saturday reflected the energy of the workers’ movement in the US. 

Reports round-up

10 March 2015
Day of action for Fast Food Rights | Cardiff march takes on 40 Days for Life | TUC remembers Claudia Jones | ITV workers could ballot over pay | Globe workers want a better pay deal

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