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Local 117 Events

Local 117 hosts events throughout the year designed to promote union solidarity, workers' rights, and community action. For years, Local 117 has organized steward trainings, educational seminars, and an annual blood drive. You can access the DOC CALENDAR here.

E-Board Meeting - March 2017

Thursday, March 09, 2017 at 05:00 PM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Our Local 117 Executive Board meets on a monthly basis to review Local Union finances and to discuss the direction of the organization. 

If you would like more information about the work of our E-Board, contact Maria Williams at 206-441-4860 ext. 1224.


DOC Shop Stewards Meeting

Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:30 AM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Before our annual Shop Steward Seminar and Appreciation Day on Saturday, March 11, Shop Stewards from the Department of Corrections will be meeting on Friday, March 10 at the Union Hall in Tukwila.  

If you are a DOC Shop Steward, you will be receiving logistical information about this event in the mail. If you have questions or do not receive the information before March 3, please contact your Business Representative.

DOC members coming in from out of town will be staying at the Westin. For directions to the Westin and information about parking click here.

Looking forward to seeing you on March 10!


Shop Steward Training and Appreciation Day

Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 07:30 AM

Every year, we recognize the hard work, commitment and sacrifice of hundreds of Shop Stewards across our Union at the Local 117 Shop Steward Seminar and Appreciation Day.

If you are a Shop Steward, you will receive an invitation to the event in the mail with logistical information, including parking and the day's agenda.  

If you haven't received an invitation by March 3, please notify your Business Representative or call your Union at 206-441-4860.


General Membership Meeting - March 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 07:00 PM · 14 rsvps
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Join us for our general membership meeting to find out what's happening at Teamsters 117 and in the broader labor community.

We serve dinner before the meeting starting at 5:30 P.M.  All members are encouraged to attend.

There is an orientation meeting for new members prior to the membership meeting starting at 12 P.M. and 6 P.M. New members who attend the meeting are eligible for a partial rebate of their initiation fee.

RSVP

E-Board Meeting - April 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 05:00 PM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Our Local 117 Executive Board meets on a monthly basis to review Local Union finances and to discuss the direction of the organization. 

If you would like more information about the work of our E-Board, contact Maria Williams at 206-441-4860 ext. 1224.


E-Board Meeting - May 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 05:00 PM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Our Local 117 Executive Board meets on a monthly basis to review Local Union finances and to discuss the direction of the organization. 

If you would like more information about the work of our E-Board, contact Maria Williams at 206-441-4860 ext. 1224.


New Shop Steward Training

Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 08:30 AM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

This is a training designed for newly-elected Shop Stewards.  We will be covering contract enforcement, grievance handling, political action, organizing, and member mobilization, among other topics. 

New Shop Stewards should receive an invitation to this training. If you have questions, please talk to your Union Representative.


Steward Advisory Council

Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 09:00 AM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Our Steward Advisory Council was established in 2005 to increase participation, input, and direction from a wide spectrum of the membership.  

SAC consists of members from a variety of industries who meet with your Union's leadership each quarter to discuss developments at the Local in political action, negotiations, legal, and organizing.

If you are interested in learning more about SAC, contact Maria Williams at 206-441-4860 ext. 1224.


E-Board Meeting - June 2017

Thursday, June 08, 2017 at 05:00 PM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Our Local 117 Executive Board meets on a monthly basis to review Local Union finances and to discuss the direction of the organization. 

If you would like more information about the work of our E-Board, contact Maria Williams at 206-441-4860 ext. 1224.


General Membership Meeting - June 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 07:00 PM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Join us for our general membership meeting to find out what's happening at Teamsters 117 and in the broader labor community.

We serve dinner before the meeting starting at 5:30 P.M.  All members are encouraged to attend.

There is an orientation meeting for new members prior to the membership meeting starting at 12 P.M. and 6 P.M. New members who attend the meeting are eligible for a partial rebate of their initiation fee.

RSVP