teamsters local 117 Section

Waste Management to Pick Up Wednesday Garbage/Yard Waste Friday

Waste Management to Pick Up Wednesday Garbage/Yard Waste Friday

Waste Management announced Thursday (Aug. 2) that it will be picking up Burien Wednesday customers’ garbage and yard waste on Friday this week. (yes, we know that sentence doesn’t really make... [Read more]

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]

Garbage Service (Allegedly) Resumes in Burien Wednesday

Garbage Service (Allegedly) Resumes in Burien Wednesday

Garbage was apparently picked up in Burien Wednesday (Aug. 1) by substitute drivers, and Waste Management says that regular residential service will resume next week. “Waste Management will collect... [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]

TRASH TALK: For Tuesday Residential Customers, there will be NO Pick Up

TRASH TALK: For Tuesday Residential Customers, there will be NO Pick Up

Due to a strike by Teamsters Local 117, Waste Management will NOT be picking up garbage, recycling or yard waste for Burien residential customers on Tuesday, July 31. There was no local residential service... [Read more]

Strike Against Waste Management Will Affect Monday Garbage Pickup

Strike Against Waste Management Will Affect Monday Garbage Pickup

Due to a strike by Teamsters Local 117 that began last Wednesday (July 25), Waste Management has been unable to provide regularly scheduled garbage/recycling/yard waste service – so please note that... [Read more]