Byron Burgers slammed for 'two-faced stitch-up'

28 July 2016 - 5:45pm
Press release

Responding to media reports of Byron Burgers' collusion with the Home Office, Owen Espley, labour rights campaigner at War on Want, said:

"Byron Burgers should be ashamed of its two-faced behaviour. Byron has been all too happy to make money from migrant workers for years, but now betrays them in a stitch up with the Home Office. 

"When bosses act as border guards, exploitation and abuse are round the corner. Workers with the threat of deportation hanging over them struggle to challenge poor pay and appalling conditions.  Everyone should be entitled to basic rights at work irrespective of their immigration status."

Notes to Editors

For interviews and further information, contact Ross Hemingway on +44 7983 550728

Guardian: Immigration raid on Byron Hamburgers rounds up 35 workers https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/jul/27/immigration-raid-on-byro...

Stand with Migrants Workers: End Precarious Contracts http://www.waronwant.org/StandWithMigrantWorkers

 

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