Reports and Campaigns
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19 September 2017
The bin workers have voted overwhelmingly to continue with strike action
12 September 2017
TUC Congress has today voted unanimously for a Unite emergency motion supporting the Birmingham bin workers and condemning Birmingham council for reneging on the deal agreed at ACAS
6 September 2017
Birmingham's bin workers once again have had to strike to stop job losses and pay cuts, after the Labour council - which has over £100 million in its 'unallocated' useable reserves - reneged on a previously agreed deal
6 September 2017
Trade unions will converge on Brighton this week for this year's annual TUC Congress at the end of a summer which has seen a wave of strikes
21 August 2017
Doncaster bin workers employed by contractor Suez, were set to begin a strike
17 August 2017
Following magnificent action, Brum's bin workers have forced a management retreat.
9 August 2017
Birmingham bin workers are angry that their council has forced them into more action
26 July 2017
Birmingham council is playing dirty in the ongoing bin dispute
26 July 2017
As part of our Saturday stall campaigning on 22 July, Socialist Party members in Birmingham gave out leaflets to raise support for striking Birmingham refuse workers.
12 July 2017
As Brum's Labour council continues to try to impose cuts, bin workers are escalating their strike
30 June 2017
Bin workers across Birmingham left work to begin the first in a series of strikes
1 February 2017
One Newham council worker could lose £6,000 and lose his home if the £1.8 million cut to workers' wages goes ahead. The all-Labour council, led by mayor Sir Robin Wales who earns £81,000 a year, had a whopping £161 million in general reserves in 2015-16.
12 December 2016
130 Doncaster waste transfer workers struck on 12 December over a 'draconian' management style and the victimisation and sacking of two colleagues.
30 November 2016
Sheffield is the city region with the highest proportion of people on low incomes. That's why Sheffield Trades Council has launched its Sheffield Needs A Pay-rise (Snap) campaign.
16 November 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including a bus drivers' dispute, sweet factory walkout and the latest from Sheffield bin workers dispute.
9 November 2016
Strike action and a 'work to rule' forced an increased pay offer
27 October 2016
Despite Veolia bringing in scabs and agency workers from all around the country, thousands of Sheffield's rubbish bins have not been emptied because of the city's bin workers' industrial action.
26 October 2016
About 50 bin workers and supporters protested on 22 October against management's use of scab drivers and loaders to undermine the GMB union's industrial action.
5 October 2016
Sheffield bin workers took a one-day strike on 5 October, fighting for a better pay rise
6 April 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Action against academies; bin workers strike; hospital caterers fight sell-off.
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