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Most L.A. Trash Workers Back on Job

Most L.A. Trash Workers Back on Job

An estimated 90 percent of Los Angeles sanitation drivers were on the job Friday, playing catch-up in collecting trash left over the past two days by drivers who skipped work out of frustration at stalled contract talks between their union and the city.

On Wednesday, only about 40 percent of the city’s 500 sanitation workers reported for duty, creating a backup of trash containers throughout the city, officials with the city’s Bureau of Sanitation said.

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