Fast food workers
04 September 2017
McDonald’s workers have launched the first-ever strike at the multinational in Britain
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
27 August 2017
McDonald’s workers at the heart of organising historic strikes told Tomáš Tengely-Evans how they did it
22 August 2017
Bfawu union members are set for an historic strike as activists organise around £10 an hour
08 August 2017
Workers at two McDonald’s restaurants in Cambridge and Crayford, south London, are preparing to ballot for strikes
25 July 2017
The Wetherspoon pub chain is advertising jobs paying less than the minimum wage.
02 May 2017
Fast food chain McDonald’s has announced it will offer fixed-term contracts to workers who want them.
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.