Unions Boycott Burger Chain Over Arrests Of Illegal Workers
A union protest outside Byron Burgers in Holborn, London, on Monday night has been described as a “huge demo” by organisers despite attracting fewer than one hundred protesters to the site. A second demonstration took place outside the Shaftesbury Avenue branch in central London on Tuesday evening.
The demonstration was organised to protest the detention last week of 35 illegal immigrants from Albania, Brazil, Mexico, Nepal, and Egypt, who had been working in branches of the upmarket burger restaurant across London. Twenty-five of those arrested have already been deported by the Home Office. – READ MORE