March 26, 2010: Garbage, recycling and yard-waste haulers for more than 1 million homes in King and Snohomish counties are threatening to strike next week.
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.
February 15, 2010: Can your boss hack the job you do? If you saw the clever new CBS TV show “Undercover Boss,” you know Waste Management chief Larry O’Donnell doesn’t have what it takes to do Teamster work. He actually got fired.
September 1, 2009: ANAHEIM They routinely sort through trash bags of rotting food, used syringes and even road kill to find what can be recycled.
January 10, 2009: Minnesota waste workers are using a new city law to help join our union.
November 17, 2008: Shareholders of Fort Lauderdale-based Republic Services and Phoenix-based Allied Waste Industries on Friday overwhelmingly approved a deal for the two waste companies to merge.
November 14, 2008: In September, Waste Management forced a disastrous concessionary contract on 240 Milwaukee Teamsters, which stole their pension plan.
October 13, 2008: Waste Management profits are up. And so are their attacks on Teamster members.
October 1, 2008: Ending a strike that began Aug. 26, members of International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 200 at Waste Management Inc. in the Milwaukee area Sept.
September 29, 2008: Striking Teamsters voted Sunday to accept a new labor agreement and return to work as soon as Wednesday.