Employees & Union to set date for strike

Eighteen employees who handle the day-to-day recycling responsiblities at the Rockland County Recycling Center in Hillburn (through a private contractor), have voted to strike, According to teamsters Local 445 representative Jerry Ebert. Employees are seeking a raise and additional time off. Nearly half of the employees make about $9 per hour and get 7 holidays per year with little vacation. The employees and the Union will set a date for strike to begin.

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