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Bakers union vows to fight Donald Trump and the far right

Bakers union vows to fight Donald Trump and the far right The Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union (Bfawu) held its annual conference last week.

More sites strike after TGI Fridays seizes tips

More sites strike after TGI Fridays seizes tips Workers at four TGI Fridays stores struck on Friday of last week in their dispute over tips and pay.

TGI Fridays workers to walk out this Friday

TGI Fridays workers to walk out this Friday Workers at TGI Fridays stores in Covent Garden, London and Milton Keynes were set to strike on Friday.

TGI Fridays workers to strike - but beware of divisions

TGI Fridays workers to strike - but beware of divisions Workers at TGI Fridays restaurants in Milton Keynes and Covent Garden are set to strike on Friday 18 May. The workers’ Unite union has said strikes will continue “over consecutive Fridays during the summer.”

McDonald’s is not all powerful, says striker as workers at five stores stage a walkout

McDonald’s is not all powerful, says striker as workers at five stores stage a walkout A walkout over pay and contracts at McDonald’s won widespread support, reports Alistair Farrow

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

McDonald’s workers supersize their strike—and bosses are not loving it Workers at five McDonald’s stores in England were set to strike on Tuesday of next week.

The lesson of the KFC cock up

20 February 2018
A supply-chain cock up at KFC fast food stores left bosses in a flap

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

Wetherspoon advertising jobs at less than minimum wage

25 July 2017
The Wetherspoon pub chain is advertising jobs paying less than the minimum wage.

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.

Harrods restaurant boss resigns after workers’ successful fight for tips

25 January 2017
Workers at the posh department store Harrods in London celebrated another victory this week.

Slaving over the stoves of the rich... and you don’t even get the tips

03 January 2017
The scandalous theft of waiters’ service charges at posh Harrods is just the tip of the iceberg of how bosses make life in the kitchens hell, catering workers told Alistair Farrow

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