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Hospitality workers protest over pay and conditions

Workers from across the hospitality industry have joined up for a protest as part of a day of action on disputes over pay and working conditions.
McDonald's and TGI Fridays employees together with Wetherspoons pub staff gathered at a rally in London's Leicester Square alongside couriers from Deliveroo and Uber Eats plus Uber drivers.
Events were also taking place in Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Newcastle, Plymouth and Southampton.The day of action was organised by War on Want, Unite, and the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union.Shadow chancellor John McDonnell and TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady attended the London event, where workers voiced demands for a €10 minimum wage and union recognition.Ms O'Grady told Sky News: "We're not asking for the earth. We do expect fair pay, we do expect guaranteed hours and we want our unions to have a voice at work."She said multi-national companies at the centre of the protests had "deep pockets" and "can afford to treat their workers fairly".
Hospitality workers protest over pay and conditions

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Shadow chancellor John McDonnell attended a rally in London
Unite national officer Rhys McCarthy said hospitality workers were "finding their voice", adding: "These workers have had enough of low pay and insecure work."They are leading a growing movement against low pay and insecure work in the hospitality sector and across the gig economy."
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