Chris Osborne works at Ridge Landfill in Blenheim and he has been a UFCW Local 175 member for 18 years. He worked most of those years as bulldozer operator but has moved up to excavator operator. He enjoys his job immensely and is proud to be a UFCW member. Chris appreciates the benefits that belonging to a Union provides him and he played a pivotal role on the negotiation committee for the last two rounds of bargaining.
When Chris started at Ridge Landfill, his daughter was one year old. And now, she also works at Ridge as the scale operator.