Fast food workers
21 March 2017
McDonald’s fast food stores are clamping down on trade union activists.
25 January 2017
Workers at the posh department store Harrods in London celebrated another victory this week.
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
06 December 2016
RMT union members at the Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool are balloting to strike on 23 December.
15 November 2016
Up to 300 trade unionists and activists from around Britain gathered in central London today, Saturday, at Unite the Resistance national conference.
13 September 2016
More people may be in work but full-time positions are getting harder to find. Behind the figures, Alistair Farrow finds that bosses are making employment work for them—not us
27 August 2016
Delivery riders working for Uber Eats struck yesterday, Friday, against the company’s attempt to cut their pay to just £3.22 per delivery.
26 July 2016
Fast food giant KFC claims it doesn’t use zero hours contracts in Britain. Alistair Farrow takes apart the spin
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.
08 June 2016
ME hotel in London has sacked waiter Robert Czegely for handing out trade union leaflets, what they call “gross misconduct”.
07 June 2016
Boparan Holdings Ltd, 2 Sisters’ parent company, has quietly become Britain’s largest food and drink manufacturer by attacking workers’ pay and conditions.
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
Three workers in a Lincoln high street bakery shut down their store and threw away all the pasties in it to demand thousands of pounds of unpaid wages.
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.
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.
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.
03 November 2015
Protest at Jack the Ripper museum; Fast Food Rights campaign; anti-racists in Kent; Palestine solidarity; High Court ruling