Politics: Jeremy Corbyn-backed McDonalds strike off the menu as solely 21 out of 120,000 employees conform to it

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A JEREMY Corbyn-backed plot to shut McDonald’s for a day has been botched after simply 21 of the fast-food giant’s 120,000 employees agreed to participate, The Solar can reveal.

The Bakers Union hoped for mass walk-outs at McDonald’s 1,270 eating places throughout the UK on Might 1st to protest in opposition to zero-hours contracts and to demand a minimal £10 an hour wage for all employees.

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However the plans lie in tatters after simply 35 employees replied to a poll – and solely 21 agreed to strike.

Labour’s Marxist Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell is so determined to rescue the botched plot to shut McDonald’s for a day that he’s internet hosting a rave at a London nightclub on Friday.

The union is charging as much as £12 a-head for the ‘McStrike party’ in Tottenham Hale, north east London – elevating cash for its “strike fund”.

The Bakers Union can also be protesting in opposition to McDonald’s zero-hours contracts regardless of eight in ten McDonald’s employees opting to STAY on the versatile contracts when the agency provided each certainly one of its 120,000 employees assured hours final month.

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McDonald’s has additionally launched a probe into studies of bullying from the left wing union, with activists accused of intimidating employees into backing the strikes. The union has not but responded to a request for touch upon these allegations.

A spokesman for McDonald’s blasted the Bakers Union for its aggressive techniques.

They mentioned: “It’s regrettable that in this course of, we have now had studies of intimidation of our individuals from activists.

“That’s not behaviour we tolerate beneath any circumstances and we intend to analyze this additional.

“We take the pursuits and wellbeing of our individuals very significantly and encourage anybody to talk up in the event that they ever have any issues. Our individuals can speak to our managers and lift points informally, or extra formally by means of our grievance process, and that is our most well-liked path to coping with points regarding our workforce. We stay dedicated to our individuals and their wellbeing at work.”

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Information of the botched plot to shut McDonald’s comes after a Corbynista candidate chosen to face in a high Labour goal seat on the subsequent Normal Election launched a foul-mouthed rant in opposition to McDonald’s employees.

Jane Aitchison, chosen for the marginal West Yorkshire seat of Pudsey, responded to information that McDonald’s was creating 2,500 new jobs by tweeting: “S*** meals. S*** jobs. That is what they need for us.”

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