United Kingdom - Pay deal at McDonalds - January 31, 2018

McDonald’s workers won a pay rise following the first UK strikes in the company’s history. In September 2017, the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) launched its ‘McStrike’ campaign at two restaurants in Cambridge and Croydon due to a dispute over pay and conditions as well as zero-hours contracts. More than 40 workers staged a 24-hour walkout. McDonald’s has confirmed that a pay rise will take effect from 22 January 2018. The pay rise will be the biggest in ten years.  

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