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FAST FOOD WORKERS' ORGANISING DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 451: tabled on 15 September 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 25 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House expresses its solidarity with the global campaign against low pay and poor working conditions faced by employees of the fast food giant McDonald's; notes that the majority of the company's workforce in the UK is employed on zero hours contracts, many on the minimum wage of £6.50 per hour or the shocking apprentice rate of £2.73 per hour; further notes that since around 75 per cent of McDonald's workers are under 25 they will receive no benefit from the Government's misnamed living wage commitments; celebrates the victory of trade unions in New Zealand who have secured from the company a commitment to ending zero hours contracts; welcomes the fast food workers' organising day being held at the TUC's Congress House on 16 September 2015; and calls on this highly profitable global multinational corporation to reduce the royalties and other payments it demands of its franchisees so that they can afford to give workers a significant increase in pay and end exploitative employment practices.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.