After weeks of inaction (and amid rising stink) chiefs are finally set to dump job loss plan – with poor grace
Thursday 17th Aug 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
REFUSE workers warned bosses of a “Suez Crisis” yesterday with uncollected bins piled high as they prepare for strike action in a dispute over pay and conditions at the private recycling contractor.
Residents in Doncaster face “sustained periods without rubbish...
Thursday 10th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
REFUSE workers are set for strike action in a dispute over more than 100 job losses at Birmingham City Council, their union said yesterday.
Unite members voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action over council plans that would see 122 jobs axed in the next fortnight — 20...
Saturday 17th Jun 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Sheffield walkout triggered by council subcontractor’s abuses
Friday 1st Apr 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Glasgow City Council is set to slash another £103m off its budget – and vital services are feeling the strain, writes ZOE STREATFIELD
Thursday 29th Oct 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
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
GMB will seek to raise £150,000 to defend the conditions of heroic refuse workers at Barking and Dagenham Council in east London, the union’s general secretary said yesterday.
Workers facing contractual changes which will see them £1,000 a year worse off went back to...
Wednesday 10th Jun 2015
A STRIKE by London refuse workers was temporarily binned yesterday so fresh talks can be held in a bid to resolve a long-running pay dispute.
Refuse drivers in the city’s Barking and Dagenham borough have staged a series of strikes recently in protest at plans they say would lead...
Friday 5th Jun 2015