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Organizing Campaign: GreenWaste Recovery, San Jose

We are asking for the support of all our members to help in our process of organizing GreenWaste Recovery in San Jose. GreenWaste Recovery is the last remaining company within our jurisdiction that is non-union, and their employees are tired of broken promises and intimidation. We ask that our members encourage these workers, support them, […]
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Expiring commercial licenses extended through September

California commercial drivers can continue delivering essential products and supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic without worrying about an expiring license or medical certificate following a new round of extensions today by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. In accordance with updated guidance from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the DMV is issuing an extension […]
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Free COVID-19 Test Sites: San Mateo County

San Mateo County has several free testing locations throughout the County. We encourage all our members and their families to register and be tested.  Register Here! San Mateo County: COVID-19 Testing Below are the locations of those test sites. DALY CITYJefferson Union High School District Office699 Serramonte Boulevard Daly City Testing DatesTuesday, July 14  (9 a.m. […]
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Wage & Pension Re-Opener Unanimously approved!

On November 30, 2018, members working for the Republic Services/Allied Waste Services of Daly City bargaining unit unanimously ratified a new five-year agreement. The contract is unique, considering that it had a re-opener solely for wages and pension for the final four years. After many hurdles, delays that were out of the control of both […]
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Unanimous Yes Vote at South Bay Recycling!

In a recent string of contract ratifications for Local 350, the South Bay Recycling Clerical Unit ratified a new five-year deal on May 27, 2020. The clerical unit was first organized back in 2011 and is responsible for all related administrative work for members who work at the South Bay Recycling Facility Operations unit and […]
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Clerical Workers at Republic Services Vote to Join Teamsters Local 350

On Wednesday, a group of clerical workers at Republic Services voted unanimously to join their brothers and sisters at Local 350 in Daly City, California. Due to the pandemic, the process to unionize these new workers was unlike typical organizing efforts.  “This was an interesting campaign to say the least,” Local 350 President Sergio Arrañga […]
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Recology Mountain View/South Bay Approve New Five-Year Deal!

One week ago today, by a vote of seventy to two, members working at Recology Mountain View and Recology South Bay voted to ratify a new five-year deal. This contract provides improved compensation, maintains its full maintenance of benefits, and additional worker protection language. “This was a long, hard-fought negotiation. Our members knew their worth, […]
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Recology San Bruno Ratifies New Five-Year Deal!

On May 14th, 2020, the members of Recology San Bruno voted overwhelmingly, with only one no vote, to ratify their contract and close the deal on a long, hard-fought negotiation. The five-year deal ensures that the unit of twenty-eight members receives significant increases in wages and pension that will bring them to the area standard. […]
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Bernard Lewis – A Boy from Bayview

Brother Bernard Lewis out of Recology Sunset was featured in a great article authored by Judy Goddess of SFSeniorBeat.com. The article goes into detail about how and when he started his career and his passion to service his customers. ** Author: Judy Goddess from SFSeniorBeat.com Bernard Lewis walked to his car, opened the door, unlocked […]
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A message from Secretary-Treasurer John Bouchard

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Employee Paid Leave Rights Fact Sheet

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The Department of Labor’s (Department) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) administers and enforces the new law’s paid […]
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A message from San Jose Council member Sergio Jimenez

Your browser does not support the video tag. “I also wanted to give a special shout out to Teamsters local 350 which are sanitation workers which we know are very important in these times. I wanted to tell you guys I appreciate you guys. I want you guys to keep your heads up and keep […]
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