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Collectors' picket lines planned for next week

Rallies and picket lines to demand fair pay for bin men and women are being planned as a union organised strike remains set to take place next week on July 16 and 17.Workers across all local authority sectors, including waste collection and disposal, are expected to walk out for 48 hours to force employers to renegotiate the 2.45% pay rise offered by councils. A spokeswoman for Unison said picket lines were being organised for waste depots in Lewisham, Coventry ...