COLUMBIA — On a sunny May day, Charles Thompson balances his feet on a metal rung and holds on tight to the handles on the back of a city garbage truck as it creeps down a well-kept residential street in the Old Southwest.
Refuse collectors unhappy with pay, work conditions
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