Posts tagged sanitation workers

    Memphis: Sanitation workers reach agreement with pay increases, more after nine-day strike

    April 25, 2023 // After a nine-day strike, sanitation workers in Memphis signed a five-year contract with Republic Services. The agreement, which applies to workers at both the South Memphis and Millington landfills who are unionized under Teamsters Local 667, will mean increased pay for regular hours worked as well as increases for safety. The workers took down their picket lines Friday in anticipation of the agreement with Republic Services. The strike lasted nine days, with organizers drawing comparisons to the historic sanitation worker strike of 1968.

    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.

    Republic Services sanitation workers remain on strike in San Diego County

    January 2, 2022 // After a mediation session on Friday ended with no new contract, sanitation workers with Republic Services said they would continue to strike.