Yorkshire Youth Fight for Jobs & Education

April 15th was a further global Fast Food day of action with strikes and protests in a whole number of countries worldwide. In the UK, Youth Fight for Jobs helped organise and supported around 30 Fast Food Rights ‘Join a Union’ protests and activities, including several in Yorkshire, with a few more to come over the next week (reports posted once recieved)

Leeds

Fast Food Rights protest in Leeds Fast Food Rights protest in Leeds

In Leeds, Youth Fight for Jobs worked closely with members of the local Greggs of Yorkshire branch of the Baker’s Food and Allied Workers’ Union (BFAWU) to plan our day of action. Eight members of BFAWU join us on the day, alongside members of Unite Community.

Iain Dalton, Leeds Youth Fight for Jobs

A week beforehand we had gone round leafletting fast food workplaces in the city centre, although we had expected just a few of us to do this, we…

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