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Republic Services employees return to work

TOLEDO, OH (Press Release) -

Picketershave left the Republic Services Toledo facility and all employees have returnedto work following a sympathy strike.

Teamstersfrom Youngstown initiated the strike and appeared in Toledo on Tuesday. WhileTeamster leadership has not announced any specific reason why picket lines havebeen established, the company believes the primary issue involves negotiations forRepublic to exit from the failing Central States Pension Fund.

Trashcollection for all Toledo-area customers – residential, commercial andindustrial – will continue Friday and Saturday. This includes residents in thecity of Toledo, city of Sylvania, city of Maumee, Monclova Township,Perrysburg, Sylvania Township and Monroe County, Michigan.

Mostcommunities will be collected one day behind their normal schedule. Residentsare asked to keep their trash and recycling at the curb until it is collected.

The company anticipates regular collection schedules to resume next week.

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