Strike Against Waste Management In New Jersey Ends

Trenton, N.J. — A strike against Houston-based Waste Management (WM) has ended. According to the Associated Press (AP), members of the Teamsters Local 701 voted 102-60 late last week to accept a five-year contract with WM. The vote ended a strike that lasted more than one month and disrupted garbage collection in and around Trenton, N.J.

According to the AP, "the new contract establishes an employer-supported pension plan for the first time and phases in equal pay scales for various positions."