Council HGV drivers end strike after new pay deal includes “skills payment”


HGV drivers working for a Sussex council will receive a “skills payment” boost as part of measures introduced to avoid further strikes. GMB members at Adur & Worthing Councils voted to end industrial action that began on 14 March after negotiations led to new pay grades established for some workers, improved weekend and bank holiday pay for cleansing crews and an increased specialist skills payment for lorry drivers. Under the terms of the deal, cleansing drivers will move to the […]