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Eastside DOC Report - February 2015

The topics below are intended to reflect only a limited sample of the representational work that is occurring at your facility.  If you have questions about specific issues, please talk to your Business Representative.

AIRWAY HEIGHTS CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • We had a great turnout from AHCC for our DOC Lobby Day on January 27 in Olympia.  30 members from the facility attended the event.  The event was a big success with over 200 members and their families meeting with dozens of legislators to talk about getting our DOC contract funded.
  • We have a Contract Funding Strategy Session scheduled for 4 P.M. on February 13 at AHCC in the C1 Conference Room.  We will be holding similar meetings across the state to discuss and develop strategies for getting our contract funded.
  • Our next quarterly membership meeting at AHCC is scheduled for March 17.  Times and locations to be determined.
  • We will be holding our DOC Shop Steward seminar on March 13.  Stewards will be notified by mail with details about the seminar.   The DOC seminar will be followed by an event for all Local 117 stewards on March 14.
  • We have our Grievance Review Panel for the eastside tentatively scheduled for March 24 and 25. The times and location are to be determined.
COYOTE RIDGE CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • 13 members from CRCC attended our DOC Lobby Day on January 27 in Olympia.  The event was a big success with over 200 members and their families meeting with dozens of legislators to talk about getting our DOC contract funded.
  • We held our Contract Funding Strategy Session on February 11 in the CRCC Visiting Room.  We will be holding similar meetings across the state to discuss and develop strategies for getting our contract funded.
  • Our next quarterly membership meeting at CRCC is scheduled for March 18.  Times and locations to be determined.
  • We will be holding our DOC Shop Steward seminar on March 13.  Stewards will be notified by mail with details about the seminar.   The DOC seminar will be followed by an event for all Local 117 stewards on March 14.
  • We have our Grievance Review Panel for the eastside tentatively scheduled for March 24 and 25. The times and location are to be determined.
 WASHINGTON STATE PENITENTIARY
  • 18 members from WSP attended our DOC Lobby Day on January 27 in Olympia.  The event was a big success with over 200 members and their families meeting with dozens of legislators to talk about getting our DOC contract funded.
  • We held our Contract Funding Strategy Session on February 9 at the facility.  We will be holding similar meetings across the state to discuss and develop strategies for getting our contract funded.
  • Our next quarterly membership meeting at WSP is scheduled for March 19.  Times and locations to be determined.
  • We will be holding our DOC Shop Steward seminar on March 13.  Stewards will be notified by mail with details about the seminar.   The DOC seminar will be followed by an event for all Local 117 stewards on March 14.
  • On February 18, we have an LMCC to discuss issues related to the closed loop food service.
  • On February 23, we have a demand to bargain related to the Department’s announcement to abolish some nursing positions. 
  • We have our Grievance Review Panel for the eastside tentatively scheduled for March 24 and 25. The times and location are to be determined.

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