Biffa bin lorry drivers ballot for strike action after rejecting “insulting” pay offer

March 29, 2022 Carol Millett

Manchester bin drivers are voting on whether to strike after rejecting an “insulting” pay offer of 1.75% from employer Biffa. The bin strike ballot opened today (29 March), after extensive negotiations with the waste management company failed to deliver a resolution. The drivers are demanding an increase in wages above what union Unite has described as Biffa’s “insulting” offer of 1.75%. Both Unite and GMB argue that Biffa, which posted £26m in pre-tax profits last year, is a private company […]