Welsh council playing “Russian roulette” with safety amid pay row with gritter drivers


 

Crunch talks between road gritters in Carmarthenshire and the local authority will take place on Monday (17 January) in an attempt to end strike action over pay and conditions. Council gritters first downed tools on 5 January after the GMB union claimed the council had failed to adhere to a collective agreement signed back in 2020. The union also accused Carmarthenshire Council of playing “Russian roulette” with residents’ safety over a gritter strike. It said it was pleased the council […]