Fast Food Rights Campaign Public Meeting, 8 April, 2016. Glasgow STUC

Fast Food Rights Campaign Public Meeting

8 April, 2016 6.30 p.m.

Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC)
333 Woodlands Road, G3 6NG

Last year McDonalds made a profit of $1.31 billion, Dominos made a £766 million profit and Sports Direct £290 million. What do they have in common? They all refuse to pay and treat their staff decently.

The Fast Food Rights campaign has been at the forefront of winning rights for workers in the fast food and service industry. The campaign now has internetional presnece, millions of workers accross the globe have joined and Glasgow is playing a leading role int he UK. The campaign first exploded onto the scene in the US four years ago, workers have been fighting and winning $15 an hour and continue to fight today. Initiated in the UK by Labour MP John McDonel and the BFAWU, the campaign has grown at a rapid pace and we are holding a public meeting on Friday the 8th of April to build on the success of the global fast food rights movement and organise for the next international day of action on April the 14th.

Aimed at fast food workers, workers on zero hour contracts or low pay/insecure work, the meeting is a place to meet similar workers, swap stories and find out how to organise in your workplace for better rights and conditions.

Speakers include Ian Hodson, National President of the BFAWU, skype link up with fast food workers from the US and fast food rights organisers from New Zealand where zero hours contracts have recently been defeated. Angela McCormick, FE lecturer from the EIS. >zero campaign activists, a delegtion of fast food workers and fast food rights activists from McDonalds, Pizza Hut and Dominos.

Come an join the discussion about how once and for all we scrap zero hours, win union rights and recognition and £10 an hour for all!

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