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Teamsters End Strike at Republic Services in Atlanta

(ATLANTA) – Just after midnight on Friday, Aug. 10, sanitation workers employed by Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] walked off the job to protest the company’s violations of federal labor law.

The 120 drivers, helpers, mechanics and dispatchers who are members of Teamsters Local 728 in Atlanta allege that Republic broke federal law when it took work away from full-time mechanics and outsourced it to subcontractors.

The workers ended their strike at 3:30 pm on Friday.

Teamsters Go Out on Strike at Republic Services in Atlanta

(ATLANTA) – At midnight tonight, sanitation workers employed by Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] walked off the job to protest the company’s violations of federal labor law.

The 120 drivers, helpers, mechanics and dispatchers who are members of Teamsters Local 728 in Atlanta had voted to authorize a strike on Sunday. The workers allege that Republic broke federal law when it took work away from full-time mechanics and outsourced it to subcontractors.

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