Last year in the US, McDonald’s workers went on strike against sexual harassment.
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Wetherspoons workers in Brighton pubs are celebrating a bumper pay rise following their historic first strike in October . In addition to the pay rises announced, but not detailed, by JD Wetherspoons in their profits warning 07 November 2018, they have been put on a higher pay rate, earning an extra 60p an hour.
“Fast Food Shutdown – #FFS410” Thursday 04 October: Actions across UK and the Globe
- Growing number of workers come out in support of hospitality strikes on 4 October
- More Unions announce decision to join the BFAWU, War on Want and Unite in campaigning for workers’ rights and ending poverty pay on 04 October
- Locations and timings of strikes and solidarity actions across the UK have been released
Fast food workers around the UK and across the globe are joining together to take action on Thursday 04 October following McDonald’s, TGI Fridays and Wetherspoons workers’ announcement of coordinated strike action.
The IWW Couriers Network has made a call out for food courier drivers to take action on 04 October in solidarity with McDonald’s, TGI Fridays and Wetherspoons workers going on strike:
Lauren McCourt, a Mcstriker and BFAWU gave a response on behalf of the McStrike: