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8 December 2021
It's a good thing Serco runs refuse centres, because they certainly belong in the trash. This time there's trouble up in Sandwell in the West Midlands, where over 100 refuse workers have been on strike
26 May 2021
Striking Thurrock bin workers have beaten Tory Thurrock Council. Around 90 workers in the waste and recycling department had been on strike since the 13 April and were fighting pay cuts of between £1,200
12 May 2021
From 6am on Monday 10 May, Unite members working for the refuse service in the Borough of Thurrock escalated their strike, moving from a position where they withdrew their labour at 9am, to full-time strike action for the next three weeks
28 April 2021
The Thurrock bin workers' strike has entered its third week even more solidly than the first. Spirits are high and the workforce is determined to win. The issue is the proposal to do away with anti-social
19 June 2019
Bin workers in Newham, east London could have lost over £20,000 each over the last decade
17 April 2019
Refuse workers employed by Newham Council in east London could have lost more than £20,000 each in the last decade in a dispute over grading.
11 April 2018
International solidarity from Spanish school students: The refuse workers at FCC Wilmington waste processing in Hull continue to stand firm in their demand for equal sick pay
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.
28 June 2017
Birmingham council refuse workers have voted to strike over a bullying culture and redundancy threat
6 April 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Action against academies; bin workers strike; hospital caterers fight sell-off.
1 April 2016
Intimidation by their bosses has forced Sheffield's bin workers to strike
17 February 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
4 November 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Strike at Barnet council, strike planned at secure hospital, strike ballot at Manchester University.
30 September 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Steel plant closure, bin pay freeze beaten, victimised postal union rep, printers' strike.
18 March 2015
Refuse workers have been forced to strike
19 June 2013
Croydon/Bromley bins: An industrial action ballot of Unite members employed as refuse workers in Bromley and Croydon has returned a majority in favour of strike action in both boroughs
13 June 2011
Monday 13 June 2011: Assemble 12.30pm in Hoglands Park, by the Debenhams roundabout, Southampton...
8 June 2011
Workers across the country are facing cuts. In Birmingham, not only are 7,000 council jobs under threat but the Con-Dem council wants to offshore the IT department to super-exploit workers in India...
31 May 2011
Refuse workers finished their first strike action against cuts to pay, jobs and services on Friday 27 May 100% solid. Support has poured in from around the country and internationally...
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