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REPORT BACK: MCSTRIKE DAY OF ACTION PART 2

14 November 2019 - 3:00pm

As McDonald's workers from 6 south London stores went on strike calling for a New Deal of £15/hr, guaranteed hours and a union, War on Want, TUC and other supporters were taking to the streets to talk to the public about the workers' demands. 

Report Back: McStrike Day of Action Part 1

9 November 2019 - 6:30pm

 

War on Want supporters and our allies have been out on the streets drumming up support for the #McStrike. More events are planned. 

Defending the defenders

7 November 2019 - 11:15am

Standing with frontline communities struggling for justice

Comment: McDonald’s CEO firing

4 November 2019 - 1:15pm

"The new CEO should prioritise listening to workers and responding to their concerns"

Chile: APEC and COP25 statement by MAT

1 November 2019 - 11:15am

There is no possibility of dialogue with the government while the human rights violations continue

Largest McStrike launched at 6 South London stores

25 October 2019 - 10:00am

Workers from six London McDonald’s will strike on November 12

McStrike: our plan to win Conference Call

24 October 2019 - 4:45pm

With Owen Jones – Tuesday 29 October, 7pm

Press Release: Frontline defenders expose BHP’s role in climate breakdown

15 October 2019 - 11:15am

Unmasking BHP: frontline defenders travel to London to expose company’s greenwashing tactics and role in climate breakdown

Frontline human rights defenders travel from Latin America to the UK to share their experiences of climate breakdown, the threat of violence and the greenwashing tactics of multinational mining company BHP

Time for constructive engagement: Statement on UN Binding Treaty

14 October 2019 - 11:15am

Today, 14 October 2019, negotiations for a UN BindingTreaty on Business and Human Rights are underway at  the UN in Geneva. War on Want together with 58 other organisations are calling on the Uk govenment and other European representatives to help deliver a treaty that ensures multinationals are held to account for human rights violations, and victims have access to justice. 
 

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