​Solid Waste Services Updates-August 5, 2020


In this week’s update ::

•Director and HR Q&A session – Send Your Questions
•Real Talk About Race conversations scheduled in August
•Operations Update

Director and HR Q&A Session:

There will be a Q&A conference call on Friday, August 7that 9:00 am for all employees. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS about operations, HR, COVID-19 procedures or anything else that you would like addressed on the call, please reply to this text with your question. Rodney Jamison and Crystal Legette will address the questions on the call. The dial in information will be included in Friday packets and sent via text.

City Learning provides “REAL TALK About Race” sessions for SWS employees:

One of our most important City goals is to provide an environment where employees thrive. REAL TALK About Race is an opportunity to start the conversations regarding race and race relations that will lead to deeper conversations and actions. SWS will have 4 in - person sessions with 10 seats available. The sessions will be held each Thursday in August from 6:30am – 8:00am. If you are interested in participating, please let your supervisor know. There is still space for each session. Administration can participate in the call via ZOOM.

Operations Update: 

We have 5 Sanitation Technicians in CDL training class and 1 Sanitation Technician in CDL skills training.

Birthdays This Week:

  • Kenneth Alford – 3rd

  • Forrist Willis – 6th

  • Barbara Edgecombe – 7th

  • Ronnette White --  8th

Solid Waste Services Updates-July 20, 2020

This week's update includes :

  • Director’s Q&A call

  • Premium Pay

  • Return to Office Date

  • Free Masks

  • Events this week

  • Vacation update

Director’s Q&A Call Thursday, July 23rd 9AM – We want to hear from you:

  • Please text any questions you may have concerning COVID-19, State Mandates, premium pay or anything else to the number you received this update from.  Questions will be addressed on the Director’s Call. 
  • You will receive directions for dialing into the call on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning.

Premium Pay :

  • Premium pay has been extended through August 7th.

Teleworking Return to Office Date Change

  • Staggered re-entry in the office has been adjusted to the week of August 24th for employees that are currently working from home.

Vacation Updates :

  • Last week we provided the new vacation blackout dates. Do you know them? Reply to this text with the new dates. The first 5 correct responses will receive a prize!

Free Masks :

  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools will be providing free masks on Friday’s at all schools that serve as a meal location.  A list of schools where you can obtain mask is available here: CMS FREE MASK LOCATIONS.


  • Jason Hammiel – 21st

  • Ryan Phillips – 21st

  • Richard Greene – 23rd

  • Reinel Sanchez Herrera – 24th

  • Wayne Stitt – 24th

Have an amazing week!