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Houston Waste Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify First Contract

Workers at WCA Waste Corporation of America in Houston, who voted to join the Teamsters in November, have ratified a first contract that improves wages and health care, among other gains. The workers are the only private waste company employees in Texas who have a union contract.

“The organizing win, and now this first contract, represent huge victories for these employees,” said Robert Mele, President of Teamsters Local 988 in Houston. “This three-year contract will provide the workers and their families with the security and respect they need and deserve.”

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