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Avid Waste in Bronx, N.Y., Has One Female Sanitation Worker

Since joining the company four months ago, Mayra Cruz has had two pay increases and one promotion.

Mayra Cruz is the only female sanitation worker currently employed by Avid Waste, a private company in Bronx, N.Y. Since joining the company four months ago, she has had two pay increases and one promotion.

New York Daily News has more details:

If Mayra Cruz had decided to take Wednesday off in honor of International Women’s Day, only two people would have noticed — her driver and her boss.

As the sole woman sanitation worker currently employed by Avid Waste, a private company that’s based in the Bronx, Cruz’s absence wouldn’t have caused much of a ripple.

But that’s not to say the 29-year-old’s impact on the Bronx company hasn’t been felt, her boss said.

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