France - McDonald’s workforce in action - May 31, 2018

 McDonald’s is facing the first industrial action in the country since 2003. It started with wild picket lines that blocked many of the company’s fast food restaurants in Paris. Since 11 May, a McDonald's located at Boulevard de Magenta, near Gare de l'Est, is occupied by a dozen employees that are supported by students and railwaymen who joined them. Workers are demanding a base salary of 13 euro per hour, a 13th month for all and sufficient staff.

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