Young workers – join the strike wave!

Here we publish the text of a leaflet Youth Fight for Jobs has produced for February 1st – the biggest day of coordinated trade union action so far in the current strike wave. The Tories are again attempting to punish young people for the crisis of their capitalist system. Amid a historic cost-of-living crisis, theContinue reading “Young workers – join the strike wave!”

Hospitality workers fight exploitation here and in US

Ferdy Lyons, Chair of Unite LE1646 bar and restaurant workers, and Youth Fight for Jobs steering committee On 9 March, hospitality workers in the Unite trade union held a day of action in London highlighting their poor treatment. It kicked off with a demo outside the newly opened Abandon Ship Bar in Covent Garden. ThisContinue reading “Hospitality workers fight exploitation here and in US”

Reinstate Usdaw rep Max! Join the week of action

Max McGee, an Usdaw representative and branch secretary at one of Tesco’s distribution depots, is seeking reinstatement after being systematically victimised for standing up for his members. He was given a final written warning on trumped-up charges for which he successfully won a harassment grievance against his line manager. Yet the ruling was upheld regardless.Continue reading “Reinstate Usdaw rep Max! Join the week of action”

Hundreds march with Youth Fight for Jobs on October 9th – a thank you to all our supporters

Thank you to all our supporters for Youth Fight for Jobs’ national day of action on Saturday 9th October. With your support, Youth Fight for Jobs organised marches and protests for young people’s futures in 15 towns and cities across the UK. While young and working class people have suffered over the course of the pandemic,Continue reading “Hundreds march with Youth Fight for Jobs on October 9th – a thank you to all our supporters”

March for jobs and a future for young people on October 9th!

If you’re a young person or trade unionist, and you want to get involved or support any of these marches in your local area, visit Birmingham: Victoria Square 1pm (West Mids regional demo) Leeds: Millenium Square, 12pm (Yorkshire regional demo) London: Assemble outside Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), 1pm Liverpool: TopContinue reading “March for jobs and a future for young people on October 9th!”

Workers at Pret beat back attacks on wages – protest with Youth Fight for Jobs on October 9th

Joe Waters, Gloucestershire USDAW Workers at coffee shop chain Pret-a-Manger have won a partial victory over attempts to undermine their pay and conditions after threatening to respond with strike action. Under cover of “below pre-pandemic levels” of trade for the franchise, bosses had moved to suspend paid breaks for staff and also cut a performanceContinue reading “Workers at Pret beat back attacks on wages – protest with Youth Fight for Jobs on October 9th”

March for jobs on October 9th

Fight for a future for young people!   The Youth Fight for Jobs ten point programme: Collective struggle for the right to a decent job for all For a mass trade union led fightback against the jobs slaughter, fire and re-hire and all the bosses’ attacks on workers No to mass youth unemployment – forContinue reading “March for jobs on October 9th”

Youth Fight for Jobs is back!

March and protest with us on 9 October Reece Wilson, PCS union Young workers and students are organising Youth Fight for Jobs in preparation for a day of action on 9 October. The Youth Fight for Jobs campaign is needed now more than ever. The furlough scheme is set to end in September, and scoresContinue reading “Youth Fight for Jobs is back!”