Birmingham bin dispute cost council £6m

By Martin Ford | 15 March 2019

Birmingham City Council has settled an industrial dispute with refuse workers that has cost the authority almost £6m.

The council has agreed to pay Unite members £3,500 each and hold an independent review into the waste collection service in return for calling off further strikes and ending legal action.

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