A tentative agreement has been reached to settle a dispute over the city of Oakland’s garbage contract.
Controversy Grows Over Signature Drive Using ‘Bullying’ Tactics To Overturn Oakland Garbage Contract
The controversy over the push to overturn Oakland’s $1 billion garbage contract is growing, with signature gatherers accused of missing the facts.
After Waste Management lost a $1 billion contract to pick up Oakland’s garbage, the company is trying to put a ballot measure on the November ballot to overturn the city’s decision. Officials are accusing Waste Management of dirty tricks as they attempt to gather signatures.
The nation’s largest trash hauler has filed a lawsuit claiming the city of Oakland illegally awarded a $1 billion contract to a local garbage company.
A garbage truck driver was trapped in the truck after crashing into a utility pole and bringing down power lines Monday morning in San Leandro
A new garbage contract could cause sticker shock for Oakland residents. The city is recommending the council approve a new contract with Waste Management that would increase fees by 50 percent.
Recycling workers at a Waste Management facility in San Leandro walked off the job Tuesday to protest what they say are low wages and dangerous working conditions.
Hundreds of Waste Management employees at cities throughout Alameda County went on strike this morning to protest what they claim is a violation of federal labor laws and abuse of employee rights.
An employee has been crushed to death by a bulldozer at a recycling plant in San Leandro.
The trash talk came from near and far Wednesday as the supervisors debated who should collect the city’s garbage, and whether it should be shipped all the way to Yuba County.