Frontline sanitation workers perform the fourth-most dangerous job in the country. Teamsters employed by the Republic/Allied Waste are standing up to demand that the company stop these abuses now."I rode a bus all the way from Memphis because I wanted to honor the Rev. King and his message of fighting for justice and dignity for all workers," said Ilya Hamilton, a residential driver at Republic Services in Memphis. "This hugely profitable company should treat its workers with respect, and pay us for all the work that we do. As Rev. King said 45 years ago, 'What good is having the right to sit at a lunch counter if you can't afford to buy a hamburger?'"
Teamsters March In Atlanta To Demand Justice For Sanitation Workers
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