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DOC STEWARDS MEET TO STRATEGIZE, ADDRESS KEY ISSUES

Updated On: Apr 30, 2013 (15:25:00)
Over 65 DOC Shop Stewards met on Friday, March 15 in Seattle to plan, prioritize, and train for the coming year. Members received a political update, a legal report, and an overview on the Union’s work to achieve interest arbitration rights for Teamster correctional employees Read More...
SHOP STEWARDS MEET TO BUILD POWER AT ANNUAL SEMINAR

Updated On: Mar 18, 2013 (14:58:00)
Over 225 Local 117 Shop Stewards from across your Union - public sector, private sector, and the DOC - met at the Washington State Convention Center on Saturday for the 26th annual Shop Steward Seminar and Appreciation Day Read More...
LEGISLATORS FAIL TO ACT ON INTEREST ARBITRATION (HB1490)

Updated On: Mar 14, 2013 (08:47:00)
Despite strong support from House leadership and hundreds of phone calls and emails sent from correctional employees and other Local 117 members across the State, interest arbitration (HB1490) did not receive a vote on the House floor before final cutoff on Wednesday. This means that the bill is effectively dead for the remainder of the 2013 legislative session Read More...
CUTOFF TODAY! MORE VOTES NEEDED TO PASS INTEREST ARBITRATION (HB1490) - ACT NOW!

Updated On: Mar 13, 2013 (08:40:00)
More representatives must declare their support of interest arbitration (HB1490) to get the bill out of the House before final cutoff today. We especially need to target districts with Republicans legislators, as they have been more resistant to supporting the bill Read More...
TEAMSTERS SOUTH SOUND - NEW ISSUE!

Posted On: Mar 11, 2013 (10:03:22)
The new issue of Teamsters South Sound, the newsletter for Local 117 members living in greater Pierce County is now available!  This issue contains articles about the Teamster pension, grievance wins at the City of Tacoma and the PAF, as well as a column from Secretary-Treasurer Thompson. View a PDF of Teamsters South Sound here Read More...
SHOP STEWARDS TO MEET AT ANNUAL SEMINAR THIS SAT, MARCH 16; DOC STEWARDS TO MEET MARCH 15-16

Updated On: Mar 12, 2013 (11:19:00)
Local 117 Shop Stewards will be gathering for your Local Union's 26th Annual Shop Steward Seminar and Appreciation Day on Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 2 PM at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.  There will be a full breakfast before the event starting at 7:30 AM.  View an agenda for the day's activities here Read More...
KEEP THE CALLS COMING ON INTEREST ARBITRATION (HB1490): 1-800-562-6000

Updated On: Mar 11, 2013 (08:20:00)
Saturday, March 9: 8PM Update:  The House of Representatives has adjourned for the day and HB1490 did not receive a House floor vote.  There is still a chance that the bill will receive a vote early next week, perhaps as early as Monday.  Please continue to call the Legislative Hotline at 1-800-562-6000 and tell legislators to support the bill Read More...
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL 117 MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES

Updated On: Mar 08, 2013 (11:16:00)
Are you a member of Teamsters Local 117 and the parent of a high school-aged senior in need of money for college Read More...
INTEREST ARBITRATION STILL ALIVE! CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVES IN THE HOUSE NOW!

Updated On: Mar 07, 2013 (09:50:00)
INTEREST ARBITRATION STILL ALIVE! CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVES IN THE HOUSE NOW! Thanks to the tremendous work of Local 117 Lobbyist Teresita Torres in Olympia and the courage and determination of leadership in the House, HB1490 interest arbitration for correctional employees has been redirected to the Rules Committee and will likely be headed to the House floor for a vote soon Read More...
INTEREST ARBITRATION: THE CURRENT STATUS OF HB1490

Updated On: Mar 04, 2013 (12:02:00)
Our interest arbitration bill for Washington State correctional employees (HB1490) did not receive a hearing in the House Appropriations Committee by fiscal cutoff on March 1. Although the best route for passing the bill was through the Appropriations Committee, which is no longer an option, the bill may not be dead yet Read More...
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