Brighton refuse collection strike resolved with improved pay offer


HGV drivers in charge of emptying bins and removing waste in Brighton have ended almost two weeks of strike action after agreeing an improved pay deal. The dispute, which led to piles of waste on the streets, was resolved after the GMB union and the council agreed unilateral round changes and a pay increase for drivers. The union said 30 more days of scheduled strikes have now been cancelled. Gary Palmer, GMB regional organiser, said: “We are very proud of […]