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Immigrant Recycling Workers Win Strike, Union Drive in East Bay

Immigrant Recycling Workers Win Strike, Union Drive in East Bay

Journalist and photographer David Bacon on the recent ILWU victory in Alameda County recycling industry.

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Waste Management recycling workers end strike after winning living wages & affordable health benefits

Waste Management recycling workers end strike after winning living wages & affordable health benefits

A week-long strike by 130 low-wage recycling workers at Waste Management facilities in Oakland and San Leandro ended Thursday afternoon, October 30, after workers secured a contract guaranteeing living wages and affordable family health insurance

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Recyclers Battle Waste Management…and the Teamsters Union

But it’s hard to tell who the recyclers are actually fighting. Their picket is being driven through by other workers, Teamsters who drive the hulking green garbage trucks.

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Strike by East Bay recycling workers at Waste Management continues this week

Strike by East Bay recycling workers at Waste Management continues this week

A strike that began last Friday by 130 low-wage recycling workers at Waste Management’s East Bay facilities in Oakland and San Leandro is continuing this week

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Waste Management recycling workers strike East Bay facilities over disrespectful treatment

A strike by 130 recycling workers will hit Waste Management’s East Bay facilities in Oakland and San Leandro beginning at 4am on Friday morning, October 24. Workers and community supporters will march in picket lines at the company’s headquarters at 172 98th Avenue in Oakland, and at 2615 Davis Street in San Leandro

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Recycling Campaign continues making progress

Recycling Campaign continues making progress

The campaign by East Bay recycling workers for dramatic wage and benefit improvements continued to make progress in September

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ILWU recyclers win big raises in Oakland’s new waste franchise deal

ILWU recyclers win big raises in Oakland’s new waste franchise deal

An 18-month campaign by Bay Area recycling workers to improve pay and benefits hit a new milestone on July 30 when the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to raise recycler wages

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Video: Local 6 Rank & File Leader Alejandra Leon and the Sustainable Recycling campaign

Too often, the zero waste workers in our community get zero respect. Check out this great video of Alejandra Leon – recycling sorter at Waste Management and worker leader of ILWU Local 6 – Sustainable Recycling • Justicia Para Recicladores campaign speaking at the “Race, Class & Ecology” series

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ILWU recycling workers fight for justice

ILWU recycling workers fight for justice

Over 200 Oakland recycling workers staged a powerful show of unity and action by striking on Tuesday, July

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Waste Management recycling workers protest abuse, disrespect & poor conditions at company headquarters

Waste Management recycling workers protest abuse, disrespect & poor conditions at company headquarters

On July 17, Recycling workers who process materials collected from residents in Oakland and other East Bay cities will protested in front of Waste Management’s corporate headquarters at 172 98th Avenue in Oakland,

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