Fast Food Rights Demo!

8 January 2016 - 4:00pm
Event

EVENT DATE: 13 JANUARY 2016: 

  • 5:00pm (Demonstration) & 
  • 6:30pm - (Forum in Parliament) 

Location:

  • McDonald's, 45-47 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2BX  
  • Room 8, Houses of Parliament,  Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA

Join an action and then hear about the global struggle for a living wage in the world's most notorious low pay employer. 

Fast Food Rights Demonstration & Forum

On Wednesday 13 January, Fast Food Rights will be hosting an forum at parliament, London, with a delegation of US fast food workers and organisers who are leading the inspiring Fight For $15 strike movement.

The forum will see the US fast food workers sharing a platform with UK fast food workers. sharing experiences on a panel discussion. They will be joined by Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell, who founded the Fast Food Rights campaign alongside BFAWU in 2014, and other leading figures from the trade union and anti-austerity movement. 

As part of the global campaign by fast food workers, the Fightfor15 campaign is organising a delegation to Brussels on 12 January. Unions, allies and War on Want will be pressing their case at the EU that McDonalds must be made to reform its practices towards workers, consumers, and society as whole. UK fast food workers and BFAWU delegates will take part in the Brussels event, followed by this event in London with all the latest news.  

Speakers: 

Tom Woodruff SEIU
Dawn Butler Labour MP Brent central
John McDonnell Labour Shadow Chancellor.
Kevin Rowan TUC
Owen Espley War on Want 
UK fast food worker.
US fast food worker.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1502689510038857/

@FastFoodRights #fastfoodglobal #HungryforJustice #Fightfor15 @Fightfor15

 

A Living Wage for Workers

The right to be paid a living wage is a basic entitlement of all working people the world over, whether they work in the public or private sectors, in the global South or North.

Latest news

H&M’s offensive advert is just one thread in the rotten fabric of a deeply racist industry

15 January 2018 - 5:15pm

Written by Thulsi Narayanasamy & Marienna Pope-Weidemann for Open Democracy

 

Will those angered by the H&M advert also support the fightback by the brave and resilient women of colour who produce H&M's clothes for poverty wages?

Read more

Forgetting Marikana: What does Ramaphosa’s rise mean for poor South Africans?

15 January 2018 - 5:00pm

Written by Saranel Benjamin for African Arguments

As director of Lonmin, the multi-millionaire saw miners striking for a living wage as criminals.

 

Read more

Join the conversation

Dr. King spent his life fighting ‘the three evils’ also at the heart of our work: #racism, #poverty and #militarismhttps://t.co/qqHOU80Qqw 14 hours 17 min ago
Solidarity with all those arrested for standing up for #HumanRights. Join court solidarity demonstrations at… https://t.co/G3ISmQZ6xh 17 hours 34 min ago
On #MLKDay, we’re celebrating the radical legacy of Dr. King: a man who truly understood why #PovertyIsPoliticalhttps://t.co/JGsOa17V5w 17 hours 52 min ago