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L.A. Waste: Business as Usual

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.

Waste Management Announces Second Quarter 2010 Earnings

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%.

Garbage haulers go on strike

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.

Garbage haulers negotiate contract

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].

Standoff in garbage contract 'important nationally'

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.


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