Go get ’em!
Pensioners from Merseyside Pensioners Association have joined an action at Liverpool Lord Street McDonald’s to demand the abolition of youth rates for the minimum wage. The campaign action is to launch the “Time For 10” campaign which is calling on all Liverpool employers to pay £10 an hour, end zero hour contracts, and give workers the right to join a trade union.
They are targeting the McDonald’s restaurant in support of the McStrike which has called for the abolition of youth rates within the multi-billion global restaurant chain.
Merseyside Pensioners’ Association secretary Mari Harrison said “It’s not right, everyone should get paid the same wage for the same work, that’s why I’m taking action today”
Ian Hodson President of the BFAWU said “Liverpool employers should be on notice, the people of liverpool will no longer stand for employers prepared to exploit their workers. Low wages and insecure work are driving…
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