June 26, 2008: Republic Services Inc. agreed Monday to buy larger rival Allied Waste Industries Inc.
March 27, 2008: Teamster sanitation workers across Los Angeles have launched a solidarity campaign in support of Jose Morales, a shop steward who was fired for opposing Waste Management’s attacks
March 11, 2008: Waste Management continues to pay the price for recklessly locking out 481 Teamsters in Oakland last summer.
December 5, 2007: Local 174 members at Waste Management and Allied Waste are getting a pension boost of $1.18 per hour in 2008 thanks to strong language negotiated in their last agreement.
December 5, 2007: Nearly 450 Waste Management Teamsters in Los Angeles reluctantly voted to end a two-week strike on Oct.
November 6, 2007: Local 396 officials ended the strike at Waste Management and let the company permanently replace more than 40 Teamsters with scabs.
October 31, 2007: The strike against Waste Management which began on Oct. 19 in Los Angeles County is over.
October 19, 2007: Nearly 500 Teamsters at Waste Management in Southern California are on strike, after repeatedly rejecting contract offers that would cut their healthcare.