Posts tagged Local 542
Trash strike fallout continues for sanitation workers
March 10, 2022 // In December, 250 union workers walked off the job, demanding better pay and benefits. After a month of trash piling up around areas of San Diego and the South Bay, workers voted on and ratified a final offer from Republic on Jan. 17, and they went back to work the next day.
Trash strike ends as Republic Services’ union workers agree to ‘final offer’ deal
January 18, 2022 // With overflowing trash bins seen around the county and Chula Vista in a public health emergency, Gloria threatened fines and even ending the city’s own agreement with the company after its 250 workers walked off the job last month to strike for better wages, benefits and working conditions.