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Workers on strike at Allied Waste

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(WMC-TV) – Garbage pickup for many Mid-Southerners is in jeopardy.

Members of Teamsters Local 984 are on strike at Allied Waste in Memphis as of Monday morning.

One of the organizers said they are continuing to negotiate benefits with the company, but the union has called them off the job.

Allied Waste serves about 250,000 businesses and residential customers all over Shelby and DeSoto Counties.

The garbage strike is also affecting Tipton County.

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