Strike looms for garbage workers in King, Snohomish counties

March 25, 2010: SEATTLE - Millions of people who live in King County and parts of Snohomish County could see their garbage start piling up if trash collectors walk off the job. Waste Management and Allied Waste have been at the bargaining table with Teamsters Local 117 and 174, but talks could soon break down.

The unions claim there are two issues at stake: employee safety and pay cuts.

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