When we fight, we win!

About Us

Teamsters Local 117 represents 16,000 men and women at 200 employers across Washington State. Members of Local 117 cover almost every profession imaginable. Local 117 members are:

  • warehouse workers
  • truck drivers
  • law enforcement officers
  • waste water treatment professionals
  • office clerical workers
  • correctional officers
  • public sector professionals
  • And many more!

If you can think of a job, there is probably a Local 117 member performing it somewhere in our region.  

Local 117 was first chartered by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in 1936 and has grown to be the third largest Teamsters Local Union in the United States.

The strength of our union is our membership. The active participation of Local 117 members is instrumental in helping to achieve industry-leading contracts that ensure that your wages, benefits, and working conditions are protected.

Our mission: Passionately providing a voice to the membership,Teamsters Local Union No. 117 empowers and unites workers. With integrity and an unwavering dedication to economic and social justice, we organize, educate, and lead collective and political action to protect and expand the rights, wages and benefits of working families. This is your Union.