(SEATTLE) - Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Marshfield, Mass., extended their picket line to Seattle this morning. Approximately 250 Republic Services/Allied Waste workers throughout the Puget Sound area—members of Teamsters Local 38, Local 117, Local 174 and Local 763—exercised their right to honor the picket line.
(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.”
Hundreds of Sanitation workers employed by Republic Services in both Northern and Southern California have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against the company.
(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.
Teamsters from Boston and Atlanta at Republic Services are striking and picketing at locations in Massachusetts, California, Indiana and Georgia.
(BOSTON) – Striking Marshfield Republic Services Teamsters extended their picket lines to Southern California early this morning. Members began picketing outside 17121 Nichols Lane in Huntington Beach, CA, where members of Teamsters Local 396 work.
(CUMMING, Ga.) – Sanitation workers went on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] here this morning to protest the company’s violations of federal laws that protect workers’ rights.
(SAN JOSE and FREMONT, Calif.) – Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Marshfield, Mass., extended their picket line to California early yesterday morning. Republic Services/Allied Waste workers at the company’s Newby Island Resource Recovery Park in San Jose—including recycling, organics, mechanics, collection and administrative employees—exercised their right to refuse to cross the picket line on Thursday morning.