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Teamsters Union and Allies Protest Bill Gates and Cambridge Union Society

(CAMBRIDGE, UK) – Two members of the Teamsters Union, which represents U.S. refuse collectors at Republic Services, America’s second-largest rubbish disposal corporation, protested Microsoft founder Bill Gates at the Cambridge Union Society yesterday. They were joined by supporters from Unite the Union, which represents refuse collectors in Cambridge and across Great Britain.

Teamster Sanitation Workers Protest Bill Gates in NYC

(NEW YORK) – Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services, America’s second-largest trash disposal corporation, protested at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's annual Goalkeepers event at Lincoln Center today. Workers and their supporters held banners that read, “Bill Gates Treats Kids Like Trash”; “Bill Gates’ Republic Services Treats Workers Like Garbage”; and “We Pick Up The Trash, Bill Gates Gets The Cash.”

Marshfield, Mass., Republic Services Strikers Extend Picket Line to Fall River

(BOSTON)– Striking Marshfield Republic Services Teamsters extended their picket lines to Fall River.  Hundreds of Teamsters from across New England began picketing at 3:00 a.m. outside Republic Services at 1080 Airport Road in Fall River. Teamsters Joint Council 10 members from the various Locals are “all in” in support of Local 25 drivers as the strike against Republic Services entered its 15th day. 


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