McDonalds Workers Resistance

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.

To proceed, answer questions by clicking your answer on the links below.

Do you work for McDonalds?

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.

Alternative crew handbook - McDonalds Workers Resistance

The notorious 'alternative crew handbook' produced by rebel McDonalds employees, containing everything a disgruntled worker and needs to know to get on in the job. This is the document management do NOT want you to read...

Remember at all times that the company is your enemy, it exists only to make money and only cares about you in so far as it can make a few more dollars off your back.
Liberation begins when we put self-respect before burgers!

[i] “This is not amusing, and has consequences you have clearly not considered (...) What you’ve done is thoroughly

McDonalds Workers Resistance - analysis

Theoretical and analytical texts by McDonalds Workers Resistance.

One day our manager pulled us into the office and told us “you need to have a long hard think about why you’re here”. Well we did, and it wasn’t an easy question to answer.

Some critiques of McDonalds Workers Resistance

Radical McDonald's employee group MWR response to criticisms from different perspectives, including a manager and an eco-fundamentalist.

The trade union question - MWR

McDonalds Workers Resistance on the trade unions and their relevance for McDonalds workers.

McDonalds: not/just another company

McDonalds Workers Resistance on their employer, what is unique about it and what is the same about it as every other corporation .

McDonalds, Not Just Another Company

MWR, anti-capitalism, ecology and the “third world”: A response to eco-fundamentalist anti-capitalists

McDonalds Workers Resistance responds to criticism from activists that they "support capitalism" or killing the planet.

MWR gets a fair bit of hate mail, not from McDonalds or McDonalds managers but from certain ‘anti-capitalists’ or ‘anarchists’.

McDonalds Workers Resistance FAQs

Workplace group McDonalds Workers Resistance answer frequent questions "'cos some of the questions we get asked are really shit...".

The heavy stuff - MWR

A series of more theoretical texts by McDonalds Workers Resistance.

On their website, the texts were introduced as follows:

Welcome to the masochist palace and to all the most tedious stuff we've ever written. We hope this will explain where we're coming from and answer some of the questions we get from people who call us 'McWankers resistance' (we do masturbate lots).