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BREAKING: Waste Management and Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement

BREAKING: Waste Management and Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement

Following a confidential meeting between the parties’ lead negotiators, Waste Management and Teamsters Local 117 announced late Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 1) that they have reached a tentative agreement... [Read more]

City of Burien Sends Threatening Letter to Management of Waste Management

City of Burien Sends Threatening Letter to Management of Waste Management

Burien City Manager Mike Martin. The City of Burien sent a threatening letter to the management of Waste Management on Tuesday (July 31), urging them: “…to return to the negotiating table immediately... [Read more]

UPDATE: Garbage Strike Averted For Now

UPDATE: Garbage Strike Averted For Now

UPDATE 4/1/10: Our news partners at The Seattle Times update us that a 1am agreement Thursday morning has averted a garbage strike, at least for now. Here’s what The Times said: Jackie Lang, the... [Read more]

REPORT: Burien Garbage Haulers May Go On Strike Next Week

REPORT: Burien Garbage Haulers May Go On Strike Next Week

According to our news partners at The Seattle Times, garbage, recycling and yard-waste haulers for more than one million homes and businesses in King and Snohomish counties, including Burien, are threatening... [Read more]