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  • Bin bosses finally forced to abide by EU holiday pay law


    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

  • Veolia sends in scabs to break strike


    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

  • Refuse workers to strike over bullying


    Sheffield walkout triggered by council subcontractor’s abuses

    Friday 1st Apr 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Ban, demonise and subvert: The new threat to activism


    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: Waste staff balloted after phone in sacking


    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

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Veolia destroys Syrian weapons


    French services trans­national Veolia has destroyed the last of Syria’s declared chemical weapons stockpile, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) revealed yesterday.
     
    OPCW spokesman Malik Ellahi said that destruction of the...

    Wednesday 6th Jan 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Palestine boycott campaign costs Veolia £10 billion


    SARAH COLBORNE describes how a resolute, worldwide campaign forced a French transnational into quitting contracts in Israel’s illegal settlements

    Friday 4th Sep 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Veolia sells off Light Rail shares – it’s out of Israel


    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

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Bin workers take on Veolia over pay


    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 Morning Star in Britain

  • Bin workers take on Veolia over pay


    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


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