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Biffa Surrey workers in strike

Biffa's Surrey workers are striking.

20 April 2012

Biffa could be involved in union bargaining today (April 20th) as its Surrey refuse workers are taking strike action over a 24-hour period.

The employees are being offered a 1.25 per cent pay rise in 2011 and a 1.75 per cent increase in 2012.

However, regional officer of Unite Janet Henney pointed out this is a reduction in salaries in real terms, as the Retail Price Index rate of inflation is currently 3.6 per cent.

She called Biffa's offer a "paltry pay claim", adding: "Our members are determined to secure an increase which recognises the valuable contribution they make to keeping the streets of Mole Valley clean."

The representative urged the enterprise to begin business negotiations again with a better offer in order to settle the dispute.

Biffa provides recycling, treatment and collection services, as well as energy generation provisions, delivering and promoting sustainable solutions for waste management.

It deals with both public and private sector clients throughout the UK.

Posted by Edel Quinn

Source: Unite press release, April 20th

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