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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.

Dayton Teamsters Endorse Zach Dickerson for Ohio State House Seat

(DAYTON, Ohio) – Teamsters Local 957 announced today its endorsement of Zach Dickerson to serve as the next lawmaker to represent Ohio State House District 42, saying he will stand up against those trying to tamp down on the interests of hardworking Ohioans.

Dickerson met with Local 957 on several occasions and pledged to advocate for the interests of union members. He understands the importance of collective bargaining and advocating for workers on the job. And he will oppose those who have sought to reward a corporate class that has punished the middle class.

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