Coventry binmen announce all-out strike as pay row intensifies


 

Coventry City Council has hit back at the Unite union’s announcement of escalating strike action among refuse collection drivers, saying it is already one of the highest paying authorities for Class 2 HGV drivers. The council said the move by Unite meant all residential and commercial premises would have no waste collections during February and March and that it was “bitterly disappointed” by the union’s response. However, Unite accused Coventry Council of failing to negotiate low pay rates among its […]