REPUBLIC STRIKERS STORM THE GATES FOUNDATION

REPUBLIC STRIKERS STORM THE GATES FOUNDATION
Striking Local 25 Republic Teamsters and their Teamster brothers and sisters from around New York protested at the Gates Foundation’s annual Goalkeepers event today.

The strikers were joined by members of Local 202, 210, 295, 456, 553, 804, 807, 808, 812, 813, 814, 817, 917 and Joint Council 16 as they called on Bill Gates, Republic’s largest shareholder, to use his influence for good and improve jobs.

Republic Services is the second-largest trash collection and disposal company in the U.S. and posted $10 billion in revenues in 2018. Gates receives over $100 million in stock dividends annually.

While this year’s Goalkeepers event is focussed “the challenge of fighting global inequality to ensure no one is left behind,” Republic Teamsters asked Gates to begin ending global inequality by improving conditions at the company that pays him millions in dividends.

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