September 15, 2011: Local 396 Teamsters at Waste Management in Santa Ana and Irvine, Calif. are in bargaining now for their next contract—and it’s off to a bad start.
December 22, 2010: Over 75 waste Teamsters came from across Southern California to discuss their rights and how to enforce them at the TDU Southern California Chapter meeting.
July 30, 2010: Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2010. Revenue for the second quarter of 2010 was $3.16 billion compared with $2.95 billion for the same 2009 period, an increase of $206 million, or 7.0%.
April 28, 2010: Waste Management and Teamsters Local 174 have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract.
April 23, 2010: Striking garbage workers in King and Snohomish counties said Thursday afternoon they'd return to their jobs at midnight to prevent a "public health crisis."
April 22, 2010: A strike Wednesday by Waste Management garbage haulers could affect garbage collection throughout Renton, although company officials have said they planned to hire replacement drivers in the event of a strike.
April 21, 2010: Local garbage haulers for Waste Management say they are going on strike because the company is refusing to discuss contract terms with the union.
April 20, 2010: Yes, garbage workers are lucky to have jobs in these tough economic times. But The Times seems a little tone-deaf with such statements as “incomes are even burnished by mandatory overtime” [“Quit talking trash; sign a fair contract,” Opinion, April 15].
April 12, 2010: Depending on your viewpoint, Waste Management President Larry O'Donnell's star turn in the CBS reality show "Undercover Boss" confirms everything you need to know about America's largest trash company.
April 1, 2010: A garbage strike has been averted - at least for now.