The McStrike

After the fast food giant McDonald's was hit by industrial action last year, the company gave its workers their biggest pay rise in 10 years, to between £8 and £10 an hour.

But for staff under the age of 25, that rise did not apply, leaving them stuck on lower rates of pay.

Two employees in Manchester, struggling to live on their wages with zero-hours contracts, decided to take on the Golden Arches and organise a walk-out and a strike. We followed their campaign to find out what happened.

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3 x 5-8 min short news documentaries for the Channel 4 News Film Fund.

Homeless in Athens
Director & Camera - Theopi Skarlatos
Editor - Adam Thomas

The UN Vs Haringey Council
Director & Camera - Dan Davies

The McStrike
Director & Camera - Theopi Skarlatos
Editor - Adam Thomas

CH4 News Commissioning Executive – Daisy Ayliffe, Helene Cacace
Executive Producer – Dan Davies