The latest twist in a 16-month saga that has pitted trade union against union, and left Brummies dreading the “worst Christmas bin collections ever”.
If I had doubts about whether it was worth bothering before, the changes we’ve won with the Wetherspoons walkout show that when we stand together, we can make a difference
Around 8,000 council workers have downed tools for two days.
Workers from across the hospitality sector joined forces in strike action, calling for an increase on wages to £10 an hour and better working conditions for all. Employees from McDonald's, Wetherspoons, TGI Fridays, UberEats and Deliveroo held joint protests and mass walkouts across the country.
'We must topple this cruel and callous Tory government as soon as we can.'