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Margins under pressure as hospitality workers take industrial action

Margins under pressure as hospitality workers take industrial action

Following the path blazed by workers in the retail sector, hospitality staff have entered the murky world of pay disputes. Multinational corporations with “deep pockets” have been accused of not treating their workers fairly by TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady, who joined protesters from McDonalds, UberEats and JD Wetherspoon (JDW), among others, in a day of industrial action in early October. They are demanding that their basic pay be increased to £10 an hour.

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