[I just got this press release in my inbox. It's from the Teamsters.]
Sanitation Workers and Residents to Deliver Petitions to Montebello City Hall Urging that Vote Granting Trash Hauler Exclusive Rights be Rescinded
While trash pick-up fees for residents will increase, workers doing the trash pick-up lose out
WHAT: A delegation of sanitation workers and Montebello City residents will deliver thousands of petitions this Thursday to the Montebello City Clerk’s Office. The petitions urge the council to overturn a July 23rd vote in which they approved to grant exclusive rights to Athens Services. The decision makes Athens Services the only waste disposal company allowed to do business in the city, leaving nearly a dozen independent haulers, most of which provided their workers good wages and benefits to find work elsewhere.