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Unite has suspended industrial action after the High Court ordered Birmingham City Council to withdraw redundancy notices it had served on 113 refuse workers.
An agreement aimed at ending a long-running pay dispute between teaching assistants and Derby council has fallen through raising the threat of further strikes.
Birmingham City Council leader was battling for his political survival today as he faced down calls to quit over the long-running bin dispute.
Bin workers in Birmingham are back on strike today after an agreement reached with the city council appeared to fall
A row is brewing between Birmingham City Council’s management and senior councillors over how to end the long-running industrial dispute with bin men.
The seven-week bin strike in Birmingham has been suspended after trade union Unite agreed to further negotiations with the council.
Birmingham City Council has publicly apologised to residents affected by an ongoing bin strike which could last until December.
Proposals aimed at ending a long-running dispute with teaching assistants in Durham could mean more than three quarters of the staff being given a pay rise.
Industrial action in Scotland over local government pay has been scuppered after a ballot by Unison failed to reach the minimum threshold of the new Trade Union Act.
Refuse workers in Birmingham have started voting on strike action amid accusations of financial mismanagement and an overspend by the council of nearly £10m.