Republic Services customers in Kent will receive sick leave discounts

The City of Kent announced this week that it is working with Republic Services to ensure that customers in Kent who did not receive service between January 12 and 14, 2022 due to the labor dispute and the shutdown of work receive compensation.

Republic says they will give affected customers discounts on their next calendar bill for the unexpected work stoppage in January.

“We appreciate your patience and understanding during this unfortunate combination of events, and look forward to continuing to serve you in partnership with the City of Kent.”

Below is Republic’s full statement below:

“At Republic Services, we understand the frustration our customers felt following the combined snow and strike events in January.

“We value our customers and the communities we serve, so we will be providing a discount to City of Kent customers affected by the unexpected work stoppage in January.

“This discount is based on the service portion of your weekly rate. Discounts are being given to customers in the City of Kent who were affected by the work stoppage from January 12-14.

“These discounts will be on your next scheduled bill.

“We appreciate your patience and understanding during this unfortunate combination of events, and look forward to continuing to serve you in partnership with the City of Kent.”

Republic Services customer support can be reached at 206-682-9735 with any questions.