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South Bay Recycling Semi-Drivers Unit Approve New Contract!

The semi-driver’s unit at  South Bay Recycling play a crucial role in the transportation of trash and recyclable materials in the Peninsula. They begin their early mornings at the Shoreway Environmental Center transfer station, which is located in San Carlos, to have their trailers loaded with commodities that are then transported to landfills all over […]
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A Family Affair

With over 16 family members being current or former members of the union, The Bay Area solid waste industry and Local 350 runs deep within the Ibanez family. Marcos Ibanez, who’s been a member since 2018, recalls some of his fondest childhood memories of having the opportunity to ride along on his dad’s truck routes. […]
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Allied Waste Services of Santa Clara members unanimously authorize strike action

Joint Release from Teamsters Local 350 & Teamsters Local 396 (Covina, CA) ANAHEIM AND SAN JOSE, CA – Hundreds of Sanitation workers employed by Republic Services in both Northern and Southern California, have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against the company. These hard-working men and women are members of Teamsters Local 396 based in […]
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R.I.P Brother Jose Moreno

It is with heavy hearts that we announce former Vice-President Brother Jose Moreno passed away on September 4, 2019. ⁣⁣Brother Moreno began his career as a driver in 1974 and was part of the original campaign to organize Recology South Valley in 1975. He became an officer of the local in 2003 and served his […]
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Teamsters On Strike At Republic Services Extend Picket Lines To California

“Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Marshfield, Mass., extended their picket line to California early yesterday morning. Republic Services/Allied Waste workers at the company’s Newby Island Resource Recovery Park in San Jose—including recycling, organics, mechanics, collection and administrative employees—exercised their right to refuse to cross the picket line on Thursday morning. The […]
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Take the Survey!

The 2020 Presidential campaigns are already in full swing, and as union members, we want to make sure the candidates are listening to the issues that matter most to us. The International is asking for all Teamsters Brothers & Sisters to take this short survey to identify those issues. Whether you are Republican, Democratic, Independent, […]
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Local 350 Republic Members Stands in Solidarity

Today, Teamsters Local 350 members from the Republic Services/Allied Waste Services of Santa Clara unit participated in a nationwide action against the mega-corporation employer. Republic Services brought in $10 billion in revenues last year and ended up with $1 million billion in profits. Rather than investing those profits into higher wages or new trucks, Republic […]
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West Bay Sanitary District Ratify New M.O.U.

On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, the Teamsters Local 350 members at West Bay Sanitary District in Menlo Park, CA voted overwhelmingly to ratify their new Memorandum of Understanding.   “There were several issues that we had to address in regards to language. Step increases and pension contributions were amongst the highest in priority,” said Recording […]
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City of Los Altos Teamsters Ratify New Agreement!

On July 18, 2019, Teamsters Local 350 members employed by the City of Los Altos unanimously voted in favor of a new three-year Memorandum of Understanding. “This contract provides the security and advancement our members are seeking to obtain for the next three years,” said Recording Secretary and lead negotiator Juan Coca. “This lucrative M.O.U. […]
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Coordinated Teamsters Practice Strike At Republic Services

In the early hours of Monday morning, Teamsters Local 350 members employed by Republic Services conducted a coordinated “just practicing” strike to show solidarity with our fellow Brothers & Sisters in Boston and the Metro Atlanta Region. “This action sends a clear and concise message to Republic Services. We cannot and will not allow massive […]
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Recology San Mateo Ratifies New Contract!

Fight Together, Win Together. Teamsters Local 350 slogan was never more evident throughout the entire process with the Recology San Mateo Drivers unit. On January 3, 2019, members of the Recology San Mateo Drivers unit voted in an overwhelming fashion to approve a new contract. Starting from the proposal meeting, the negotiating committee had a […]
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Drivers & Mechanics at Mission Trail Waste Systems Ratify New Contract!

Two weeks ago today, Drivers and Mechanics at Mission Trail Waste Systems in Santa Clara, CA and Los Altos, CA voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new five-year deal. “In regards to language, this contract has some of the strongest protections for our members in the Country. One of those is having the best mandatory overtime […]
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