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/

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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.

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