Teamsters

North America's Strongest Union

Solid Waste and Recycling

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.

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.

Pages

Subscribe to Solid Waste and Recycling

Retiree Health Insurance

This program consists of several different benefits for Teamster retirees. These Teamster benefits can help you and your family cut the rising cost of health care.