Originally posted on Yorkshire Youth Fight for Jobs & Education:
Youth Fight for Jobs activists alongside other supporters of the Fast Food Rights campaign, initiated by the Baker’s, Food & Allied Workers Union, took part in a day of action up and down the country on August 28th.
Iain Dalton, Yorkshire Youth Fight for Jobs Organiser
Protests were organised in 8 towns and cities across Yorkshire and coincided with a day of strike action amongst fast food workers in the USA in their campaign for secure jobs, decent conditions and a $15 an hour minimum wage.
Where we ran stalls, they were often mobbed by people agreeing with our demands to scrap zero hour contracts and to raise the minimum wage to £10 an hour.
5 local radio stations interviewed YFJ and BFAWU activists, whilst several local…
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