10 Ways to Show #McSolidarity with the #McStrike

1 September 2017 - 9:00am
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On Monday 4 September, McDonalds workers will make history by going on strike for the 1st time in the UK. They are calling it the #McStrike

They are demanding £10 an hour, and their right to join a union to be respected.

Here are ten things you can do to show McSolidarity:

1) Change your profile picture on social media. 

Download the image here:

2) Support on Social Media – use the hashtags #McStrike and / or #FastfoodGlobal

You can retweet this tweet by clicking here

Or you can share this photo on Facebook by clicking here or below: 

 

3) Get your trade union branch to pass a motion of support:

There is a draft motion here. (If you are not a member of a trade union, join one!) 

 

4) Attend a demonstration outside your local McDonalds: 

You can see a list here:

5) Attend the rally outside McDonalds HQ (Saturday 2 September) 

14:00–16:00, Saturday 2 September 2017, Mcdonald’s HQ, 11-59 High Rd, East Finchley, N2 8AW London, Greater London

Facebook Event here

6) Attend a rally in Parliament Square (Monday 4 September): 

10:30-12:00 Monday 4 September 2017, Old Palace Yard, nr Parlliament Square 

7) Donate to the Strike fund:

You can donate here.  

8) Attend the picket lines [Warning Early Morning!!!]

a. Cambridge:  06-07:00 McDonalds, Cambridge, Newmarket Road, CB5 8WL

b. Crayford (SE London)  06:00-7:30am McDonald’s, Crayford Road Branch, Crayford SE London, DA1 4LD

9) Leaflet the McDonald’s Worker’s at your local McDonald’s 

a. There is a leaflet you can use here;

10) Sign up for War on Want updates 

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