Waste Newswire

State proposes fining Waste Management

Renton Reporter
04/23/2013

State regulators are proposing to fine Waste Management, Inc., for missed garbage, recycling and yard-waste collections during last year's eight-day labor dispute.

Teamster Strikes Spread at Republic Waste

UPDATED April 18, 2013: Republic Waste Teamsters walked out yesterday in Cleveland, joining striking Teamsters in Youngstown Ohio. Also, Republic Teamsters in Memphis Local 984 walked out, in an unfair labor practice strike. Some 600 are now out on strike in Northeast Ohio.

Teamsters At Republic Services Extend Picket Lines To Anaheim, California

PR Newswire
04/10/2013

Sanitation workers employed at Republic Services/Allied Waste's [NYSE: RSG] Carbon Limestone landfill in Youngstown, Ohio raised a picket line extension at Republic's Anaheim, Calif. facilities early this morning. The more than 400 workers at Republic's transfer station, commercial and residential truck yard, and materials recovery facility (MRF) are refusing to cross the picket line.

Teamsters Strike At Republic Services/Allied Waste In Youngstown, Ohio

Reuters
03/28/2013

Sanitation Workers Go On Unfair Labor Practice Strike; Co-Workers in Evansville, Ind.  and  Urbana, Ill.  Refuse To Work In Show of Support

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio,  March 28, 2013  /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sanitation workers employed by Republic Services/Allied Waste [NYSE: RSG] went on strike in  Ohio last night to protest the company's violations of federal labor law. Workers at Republic's Carbon Limestone landfill outside of  Youngstown  put up a picket line instead of reporting to their shifts late yesterday.

ILWU strikes Waste Management

International Longshore and Warehouse Union
03/19/2013

Hundreds of Waste Management workers belonging to the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) struck three facilities Friday morning, March 15, shutting down the company’s East Bay operation in for five hours.

Waste Management reaches agreement with strikers

The Seattle Times
08/02/2012

Waste Management and Teamsters Local 117 have reached a tentative agreement on a new six-year contract that will have garbage drivers back on their regular collection routes by Thursday morning, Waste Management said.

Waste Management Drivers in Burlington Honor Seattle-Area Picket Lines

Komo News
07/31/2012

BURLINGTON, Wash -- Waste Management drivers at the Burlington facility in Skagit County are honoring the picket lines of their striking coworkers from the Seattle-area this morning.

The Burlington facility serves customers in North Snohomish and Skagit Counties.  Drivers at that facility established a picket line at 5:00 a.m.

Waste Management is publishing the latest list of service delays on its website.

Striking Waste Management Teamsters Brace for Showdown Over Replacements

SeattlePI
07/29/2012

Striking Waste Management truck drivers are bracing for a high-pressure face-off as their employer brings in more non-union replacements to pick up trash.

Caught in the middle of it all are the customers, who are starting to complain about their garbage piling up.

Meanwhile, at Teamsters union headquarters in Tukwila on Sunday, striking workers were making new batches of signs to hand out on the picket lines.

Waste Management Recycle on Strike in Seattle

SeattlePI
07/25/2012

Recycling and yard waste drivers for Waste Management went on strike Wednesday morning, accusing the company of bargaining in bad faith during ongoing contract negotiations.

Picket lines went up at 10 a.m. as drivers in King and Snohomish counties went on strike. The action by Teamsters Local 117 is expected to disrupt services to area residents; the extent of that disruption was not immediately clear.

Pages

Subscribe to Waste Newswire