Garbage Workers Strike Deal

October 13, 2003

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Garbage Workers Strike Deal

Lynn Schenkman

Chicago -- Garbage workers who went on a nine-day strike last week walked away with a settlement that exceeded some expectations, according to news sources. The agreement will raise wages and benefits by 30 percent, and the median annual wage will be approximately $42,000. News sources add that some waste companies may have to raise charges as a result of the pay increase.

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