26 August 2014
Bosses at Gunstones bakery in Dronfield near Sheffield announced a devastating 420 redundancies last week.
10 June 2014
Some 180 delegates of the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers' Union (Bfawu) gathered at the union's annual conference in Southport this week.
06 May 2014
Supporters of the Fast Food Rights campaign around Britain are set to join others in more than 30 countries in an international day of protest on Thursday of next week.
01 April 2014
Firefighters protest in Hull and Barnsley | Fast food rights protests | Merseyrail strike planned
18 February 2014
The Fast Food Rights campaign held protests outside fast food outlets last Saturday.
11 February 2014
Campaigners around Britain were set to protest for fast food workers’ rights on Saturday of this week.
21 January 2014
Bus workers walk out in Weymouth | Vote for action on the DLR | Newsquest journalists start ballot | Shetland construction workers discuss offer | Tata Steel deal accepted in Scunthorpe | Sandwich workers could strike in Corby | National Gallery staff want living wage | Ballot for Romec workers | Resistance meeting in Donnington | Library protest called in Barnsley
14 January 2014
Activists came together to launch the Fast Food Rights campaign at parliament on Wednesday of last week.
07 January 2014
Food workers union Bfawu, Unite the Resistance and left wing Labour MP John McDonnell have teamed up to fight for fast food workers’ rights.
03 December 2013
Mitie cleaners consider new offer | Defend union rep Charlotte Monro | March celebrates victory at Hovis | Action in Glasgow wins concessions | Ballot due over attack on shifts |
Anti-racists block EDL in Hartlepool
05 November 2013
Does the Grangemouth defeat leave us at the mercy of unbeatable bosses? Raymie Kiernan says the working class is still a force to be reckoned with—when it fights
29 October 2013
Campaigners marched through Manchester banging pots and pans last Saturday to highlight the growth of food poverty in Britain.
24 September 2013
When bosses at the Hovis bread factory in Wigan planned to replace long standing staff with workers on zero hours contracts they expected meek agreement. Instead, workers launched a militant strike that has brought management to its knees. Sarah Ensor spoke to strikers
17 September 2013
Striking Hovis workers have stepped up the pressure on Premier Foods’ bosses, using mass pickets to disrupt delivery vans in Wigan this week.
11 September 2013
More than 75 Hovis workers and their supporters joined a picket line in Wigan this morning, Wednesday. It marked the start of the workers’ second week-long strike against zero-hour contracts.
10 September 2013
Wigan Hovis workers who struck for a week earlier this month against zero-hours contracts and the use of agency staff have won a victory.
06 September 2013
Hovis workers in Wigan met last night, Thursday, to plan their second week-long strike from next Wednesday, 11 September against zero-hour contracts.
03 September 2013
Some 220 Hovis workers walked out at Premier Foods’ Wigan bakery last Wednesday in the first of three week-long strikes against job cuts and zero-hour contracts.
28 August 2013
Workers at the Hovis bakery in Wigan are on strike against the imposition of zero hour contracts. The Bfawu bakers’ union members walked out today, Wednesday, on the first of three planned week-long strikes.
22 August 2013
Hundreds of workers at Hovis bakery in Wigan have called three week-long strikes against zero hour contracts.