REFUSE workers celebrated a landmark victory yesterday after a privateer waste disposal firm was forced to cough up more holiday pay for its staff.
French profiteer Veolia Environmental Services, which has contracts with councils across Britain for waste collection, had forked out huge...
Wednesday 14th Jun 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
A WASTE recycling firm is sending scabs from London to break a strike in Sheffield.
Workers with refuse disposal contractor Veolia, which is contracted to Sheffield Council, are to strike on Monday in a long-running pay dispute.
The GMB union says the scabs will receive...
Saturday 15th Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Sheffield walkout triggered by council subcontractor’s abuses
Friday 1st Apr 2016
Plans to end council boycotts are an attack on local democracy designed to shore up Israeli apartheid, writes HUGH LANNING
Saturday 20th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
SHEFFIELD council workers are being balloted for industrial action after privateers sacked a union member for asking a question about working conditions on local radio.
GMB member Martin Lyons lost his job at Veolia-run Green Co on Thursday after the company claimed he’d brought...
Saturday 16th Jan 2016
Wednesday 6th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
SARAH COLBORNE describes how a resolute, worldwide campaign forced a French transnational into quitting contracts in Israel’s illegal settlements
Friday 4th Sep 2015
PALESTINE campaigners praised French multinational Veolia yesterday after the company ditched its last contracts in Israel.
The outsourcing company is one of many being targeted by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) for its role in illegal settler projects on the West Bank and in...
Saturday 29th Aug 2015
SCORES of bin collectors in Bromley are set to cause a suburban stink as they gear up for three days of strikes.
About 100 workers are rejecting a 1.5 per cent “pay rise” offered by Veolia, the transnational company awarded the contract by Bromley Council, it was revealed...
Saturday 15th Aug 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain