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McDonald's workers launch first strike in UK

Staff at two McDonald's restaurants in the UK are staging the first strike to hit the company in the country.

Staff at two McDonald's restaurants in the UK are staging the first strike to hit the company in the country.

They are unhappy with poor pay, zero-hour contracts and a lack of union rights. In addition to the strike, they are also holding a protest outside the Houses of Parliament in the capital, London, alongside union workers and politicians.

 

Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from London.

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