These sanitation workers voted overwhelmingly to join the Teamsters in the city of Lawrence Kansas.
Congratulations to all those folks who want a better life, a secure workplace and voice in their future !

City Waste Workers Vote Overwhelmingly for Representation from Local 696
Sanitation workers employed by the City of Lawrence voted overwhelmingly, 65-1, to join Teamsters Local 696 in Topeka. The 71-worker unit is seeking improved working conditions and wages, respect on the job, and fair and consistent work rules.
The vote for union representation began last Thursday. The election results were announced early this morning.
Today’s victory marks the first group of workers at the City of Lawrence to organize with Local 696. The campaign to unionize other city workers is currently under way, noted Matt Hall, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 696.