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TRADE UNION RECOGNITION FOR WORKERS IN McDONALD'S

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1393: tabled on 19 April 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 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 welcomes the campaign by the Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union and other trade unions to improve the pay and conditions of workers in McDonald's and other fast food outlets; welcomes McDonald's moves so far towards removing zero hours contracts from its UK business; condemns McDonald's for its refusal to recognise trade unions in its UK operations; calls on the Government to ensure that McDonald's and other global corporations pay their fair share of tax in the UK; welcomes the Labour Party's decision not to permit McDonald's to have a stand at the Labour Party conference; and urges the Labour Party to maintain its decision to refuse to allow McDonald's a stand at its conference until that company chooses to recognise trade unions.