New trash hauling study of New York City finds privatization is not good for the health of workers, the public.
(REDDING, Calif.) –– Drivers at Waste Management, Inc. in Redding, California voted unanimously to ratify their first contract. The Teamster members, who are represented by Local 137, obtained the contract after a year of negotiating, following a two-to-one election victory on August 28, 2016. There are 22 drivers in the bargaining unit.
Teamster leaders from across the country are applauding an announcement by the de Blasio administration to overhaul New York City's waste-collection system through the creation of commercial waste zones.
Members of Local 249 who collect refuse and man animal control trucks will get substantial raises thanks to a new labor contract with Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto.
Today is National Garbage Collector Day, an annual event to honor the men and women who work to keep our neighborhoods and streets safe and clean on a daily basis. In the Teamsters Union, however, we honor the hard work of garbage collectors every day – by fighting for justice in the waste industry.
A new report finds that New York City’s private sanitation companies operate garbage trucks with high rates of faulty brakes, bad tires, broken signals, and unsecured cargo, which endanger workers, pedestrians, and other street users.
(DETROIT) – US Ecology workers have voted overwhelmingly, by a more than 2-1 margin, in favor of representation by Teamsters Local 283 in Wyandotte, Mich. The 38-worker unit reached out to the Teamsters Union seeking a strong voice to address their workplace concerns.