Biffa drivers in Winchester have given their union a mandate to ballot for industrial action in a dispute over the installation of CCTV in their lorry cabs. The GMB union said it had a number of health and safety concerns at the company regarding waste drivers and putting CCTV in lorries appeared to be in breach of its own policies and GDPR. Nicola Nixon, GMB regional organiser, said: “It looks like we are going towards an industrial action ballot, we […]
A ballot for strike action among Biffa drivers on the Wirral has opened in a dispute over pay.
Waste management company Biffa is fitting live cameras to more than 80 vehicles on two major refuse and recycling contracts with East Sussex and Waverley councils.
The Co-operative Group is expanding its back haul operation in a move that will save thousands of road miles and see 34,000 tonnes of food shop waste diverted from landfill.