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.

The International union has extended picket lines on a rolling basis to some other areas, to put more pressure on the giant corporation. On April 18, Republic Teamsters in Seattle area are out in solidarity.

Republic has brought in its traveling scab force to both areas to try to pick up some of the trash. But the trash is piling up, as noted by the Ohio media.

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