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Ohio Teamster Republic Services Workers Ratify First Contract with Company

(AMANDA, Ohio) – Teamsters Local 637 members who work at Republic Services’ Pine Grove landfill ratified a first contract this week with the solid waste company after nearly two years of contentious negotiations.

The agreement was reached only after truck drivers, heavy equipment operators and mechanics at the Amanda facility rejected what Republic called its last, best and final offer in April that would have amounted to a pay cut. Both sides returned to the bargaining table on June 14 before hammering out a tentative deal that was approved by workers.

Losing Patience: Stericycle Shareholders Join Teamsters to Oust Long-Time Director

(CHICAGO) – Stericycle Director and company co-founder John Patience failed to secure majority support for his re-election at the company’s annual shareholder meeting yesterday.
 
The vote follows an investor call-to-action by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, a long- term Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL) shareholder, to withhold support for the 29-year veteran director.
 

S.D. Republic Services Landfill Workers Organize for Power with Teamsters

(CHULA VISTA, Calif.) –– Republic Services landfill workers here became the third company-affiliated unit in the San Diego area to organize with Teamsters Local 542 when they voted overwhelmingly last week to join the union.

By a 28-5 vote, heavy equipment operators, mechanics, laborers and weigh station scale house attendants decided on April 4 to align with the Teamsters after a two-month campaign. Wages, benefits and job security are top concerns for the 35 workers in the unit.

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