McDonalds

The Dublin McDonald's strike, 1979

Dublin McDonald's strikers

A post-mortem of the 6 month strike by ITGWU members at Ireland's first two branches of McDonald's in Dublin by the Anarchist Workers Association.

‘It’s only the beginning’: UK McDonald’s staff take historic strike action

Workers at McDonald’s stores in Cambridge (East England) and Crayford (Southern England) are mounting historic strikes on Monday morning. Organised by the BFAWU (Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union), they will be the first ever unionised strikes at a UK McDonald’s.

Pennsylvania: McDonald’s Guest Workers Stage Surprise Strike

Article about the conditions and resistance of guest workers in the United States.

Undercover police within the social movements

A brief look at the infiltration into political groups by the Special Demonstration Squad (SDS), an undercover unit of the British police's Special Branch. The SDS used relationships with women activists to help give credibility to their false identities which were often created with use of dead children's names.

Fast food unionism: the unionization of McDonald’s and the McDonaldization of unions

IWW organizer Erik Forman gives a broad background of the fast food industry, business union tactics, and draws out some directions that an autonomous movement of fast food workers could take to remedy the issues he identifies.

Auckland McDonald's blockaded in pay and homophobia dispute

Around 30 trade union activists have today blocked entry to the Auckland branch of McDonalds. They are protesting against the dismissal of union delegate, Sean Bailey who had been sacked after exposing proof that McDonald’s had been underpaying workers millions of dollars and not giving them adequate breaks. His dismissal came shortly after being threatened by his manager who told him he would be disciplined if he didn’t act ‘less gay’.

McDonalds International Liberation Front (MILF) statement, 2002

Brief introduction statement to the MILF from the website of McDonalds Workers Resistance.

McDonald's Worker Resistance: Shaking the Golden Arches

William MacDougall writes for CounterPunch on McDonalds Workers Resistance, January 9, 2003.

Are you getting screwed at work? - McDonalds Workers Resistance

An exciting, interactive feature from MWR to see how you are being treated at work and what you can do about it.

Ten things to do in McDonalds when it’s dead

Top 10 things to do when you're working at McDonalds to liven up a shift.