Wetherspoons responds to Brighton workers strike ballot by bringing pay award forward.

  • JD Wetherspoons brings forward annual pay award from April 2019 to November 2018
  • Workers at two Brighton pubs are balloting for strike action
  • Union members have been sharing the impact of poverty wages with the media
  • Local MP Caroline Lucas MP has offered her support.

Last night, in a sign JD Wetherspoons is worried about the impact workers going on strike will have on their business, they told staff they are bringing forward their annual pay rise. Workers at “The Bright Helm”, and “The Post & Telegraph” are being be balloted about striking for £10 an hour and union recognition. Workers have been sharing stories of poverty pay with the media, and won support from local politician Caroline Lucas MP.

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“McStrike” Union to Ballot JD Wetherspoon Workers on Industrial Action

Immediate Release:  30 August 2018

  • The BFAWU to ballot Wetherspoons workers at two pubs in Brighton.

The BFAWU union today notified JD Wetherspoon that it is to ballot its members at two of its pubs in Brighton. BFAWU Members at “The Bright Helm”, and “The Post & Telegraph” will be balloted in a secret postal ballot.  The Bakers’ Union members will be balloted on their willingness to strike for £10 an hour and union recognition.

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McStrike: McDonald’s Workers call for McSolidarity on International Workers’ Day

Immediate Release:

Striking McDonald’s workers are calling for McSolidarity on International Workers Day – May Day. Announcing the times and locations of their pickets, McDonald’s workers from five striking stores have called for the public to show McSolidarity in person and online to support the McStrike.

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