Teamsters at Republic Services/Allied Waste have stood together in recent years to fight for strong contracts, including going on strike and supporting their fellow striking workers. Workers continue to fight for strong contracts that include retirement security at the second largest solid waste company. This campaign page is dedicated to those ongoing efforts.
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Justice for Sanitation Workers at Republic/Allied Waste
(Youngstown, Ohio) – Sanitation workers employed by Republic Services/Allied Waste [NYSE: RSG] went on strike in Ohio last night to protest the company’s violations of federal labor law. Workers at Republic’s Carbon Limestone landfill outside of Youngstown put up a picket line instead of reporting to their shifts late yesterday.
(Memphis, TN) – Teamsters from across the country met in Memphis yesterday to plan a coordinated response to Republic Services/Allied Waste’s efforts to impoverish their workers, ignore important health and safety protections, increase employees’ health care costs and halt retirement benefits.
(West York, PA) – West York Council members voted last night to reverse a decision made earlier this year to accept bids from neighboring police departments to outsource the borough’s law enforcement to the lowest bidder and close the West York Police Department.