19 September 2017
A summer of strikes by bin workers in Birmingham has caused a political crisis for the Labour-run council.
17 September 2017
Hundreds of strikers and their supporters demanded the Labour council stops cuts and backs workers
11 September 2017
The political crisis caused by the Birmingham bin strike came to a head on Monday night.
09 September 2017
Birmingham city council sent me a letter last week saying I was being made redundant. It came like a bolt from the blue.
01 September 2017
Birmingham bin workers returned to the picket line at short notice this morning, Friday, after the council reneged on a deal
16 August 2017
Through a sustained and escalating series of strikes, refuse workers in Birmingham have stopped the Labour council’s attack on their terms and conditions.
11 August 2017
Refuse workers in Birmingham are stepping up their action today, Friday, with a new strike timetable that even bosses say will bring bin collections to a halt.
03 August 2017
Refuse collectors in Birmingham are on strike for the fifth week against a Labour council's plan to tear up their agreed working conditions.
01 August 2017
Bin workers in Birmingham are waging a heroic fight against the Labour council’s funding cuts. Labour councils often condemn Tory austerity while passing it on.
25 July 2017
Birmingham workers are fighting for their livelihoods against vicious council cuts, reports Dave Sewell
04 July 2017
Refuse workers struck across Birmingham for almost five hours last Friday and for two hours on Monday.
06 June 2017
An Islamophobic scheme to accuse Muslims of taking over Birmingham schools was further exposed as a lie last week. Sadie Robinson says the scandal is how Muslims were demonised
23 May 2017
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has held one of his largest rallies of the general election campaign so far
04 April 2017
Workers at distribution firm DHL’s warehouse in Solihull near Birmingham struck on Friday and Sunday. of last week.
28 February 2017
Warehouse workers in Solihull and Leeds struck back against disgraced tycoon Sir Philip Green today, Friday.
13 December 2016
Workers in Solihull near Birmingham are facing down the super-rich and super-hated BHS boss Philip Green. They work on the minimum wage filling orders for his Arcadia Group. For years they accepted poor pay and conditions. But not any more...
26 August 2016
The Justice for Kingsley Burrell campaign occupied the building that houses Birmingham’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) offices today,Friday.
12 April 2016
Teachers at Small Heath School in Birmingham are preparing to hold an indicative ballot for strikes
08 March 2016
Victimised union rep Simon O'Hara (Pic: Guy Smallman)
16 February 2016
Support is growing for Small Heath strikers and their rep—but not from the local MP, says Sadie Robinson