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Do McDonalds workers have a Union?

As a Mcdonalds worker i am sick and tired of my labour being abused purley because they won't put enough people down for shifts. For example i have to regularly work a 8 hour shift without breaks! I have tried looking for another job, but in the likely case i don't get another what can i do in the mean time?

Asked By: themanwithnoname - 7/21/2006
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As a firm they keep to the legal minimum - which is very low. In addition to that they have been lobbying to change the law for example to create a special, lower minimum wage for young workers, which represent a two-thirds majority of their employees. In the US they have lobbied for the introduction of this lower... More
Answered By: flymetothemoon279 - 7/21/2006
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NO They have an onion.
Answered By: Whatdafuck? - 7/21/2006
 
Yep, its called McUnion, u have to McChoice !
Answered By: yahwhoon - 7/21/2006
 
no
Answered By: mrs_pollard21 - 7/21/2006
 
Yes you should have a union if you are in the Uk then it is law that you break every 4 hours for at least 10 mins.
Answered By: mandyminx - 7/21/2006
 
No
Answered By: Bobby D - 7/21/2006
 
no
Answered By: whatswitdatguy - 7/21/2006
 
No they dont have a union as because all the outlets are operated by different franchisee
Answered By: Nikita - 7/21/2006
 
Unfortunately McDonald's are completely un-unionised and it is unlikely that in the future they will recognise a union. However there is nothing to stop you from joining a union individually and asking them to represent you with your grievance against your employer... More
Answered By: nkellingley@btinternet.com - 7/21/2006
 
NO THEY do NOT : They have something called MCDONALDS WORKERS RESISTANCE (MWR). IT'S RUN BY MCDONALDS OWN EMPLOYEES.
Answered By: vikramr3 - 7/21/2006
 
if you are in the uk?look tgwu,nothing stops you belonging to a union,if mcd dont have an agreement with the unions,but it still doesnt allow them to flaut the law,h&sw at work would help,contact them throught the local council,you can also get help from your local courts.so all the help is there but it is a long grind... More
Answered By: archaeologia - 7/21/2006
 
Most of the employees in Mcdonalds are students and teenagers. Likewise,I have not seen any strike launched against Mcdonalds. Most of them are only hired as part time jobs and only for a short period of time. Presumably, no union exists. It is for this reason that Mcdonalds is reaping so much income since it has... More
Answered By: Joselito T. M. Fraginal - 7/21/2006
 
Apply for a move to a slower store.
Answered By: jonnysco - 12/5/2013
 
Go back to school and educate yourself. in the "meantime" you'll just have to suck it up because it's the best job you have. $8.25 or whatever beats zero.
Answered By: x - 12/13/2013
 
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