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TEAMSTER TAXI OPERATOR SHARES HIS EXPERIENCES AT UNITY CONFERENCE

Updated On: May 15, 2013 (20:15:00)
Local 117 is on the forefront of a new effort by the Teamsters Union to organize thousands of taxicab operators across the country. Last year, Local 117 organized over 500 Puget Sound taxi drivers into the Western Washington Taxicab Operators Association (WWTCOA) Read More...
TEAMSTERS FIGHT FOR EARNED SICK DAYS IN CITY OF TACOMA

Updated On: May 14, 2013 (22:08:00)
You can’t sleep. It hurts to swallow, your bones ache, and you’re alternating between night sweats and chills. In the morning, you’ve got a decision to make: Either you call in sick, or you suck it up, stumble off to work, and risk getting worse Read More...
TEAMSTER TALK #24 - UNION STRENGTH

Updated On: May 02, 2013 (09:57:00)
The new issue of Teamster Talk, the newsletter for Local 117 members is now available!  This issue contains articles about your Union's recent Shop Steward seminar, a report action targeting Union-buster Theo Chocolate, and updates on your Union's recent organizing drives and Lobby Days. View the new issue of Teamster Talk here Read More...
KEEPING AN EYE ON THE STATE BUDGET

Updated On: Apr 30, 2013 (15:16:00)
With regular session in Olympia winding down, the State Legislature and the Governor are hammering out a budget deal that will directly impact Teamsters at the Department of Corrections. We’ve been tracking the budget negotiations closely, and from what we’ve seen so far, the Senate and the House budget proposals are a mixed bag as far as Corrections is concerned Read More...
DOC GUARDIAN NEWSLETTER - NEW ISSUE!

Updated On: Apr 30, 2013 (16:23:00)
The new issue of the Local 117 Guardian, the newsletter for Teamsters at the Department of Corrections is now available!   This issue communicates a significant achievement for DOC Teamsters – a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that secures full interest arbitration rights during the term of your 2013-2015 collective bargaining agreement Read More...
BREAKING NEWS! DOC TEAMSTERS WIN INTEREST ARBITRATION

Updated On: Apr 19, 2013 (21:18:00)
We have some exciting news for Teamsters at the Department of Corrections: On Friday, April 19, your Local Union’s Secretary-Treasurer Tracey A Read More...
ALLIED WASTE/REPUBLIC PICKETS SPREAD TO 3 PUGET SOUND LOCATIONS; SANITATION WORKERS HONOR LINES

Updated On: Apr 17, 2013 (12:06:00)
PHOTOS FROM TODAY'S PICKETING HERE (Tukwila, WA) – Garbage, recycle, and yard waste drivers, employed by Allied Waste/Republic Services, honored picket lines early Wednesday morning that were established by striking Local 377 Teamsters from Youngstown, Ohio. Picket lines were set up at the company’s facilities in Seattle, Lynnwood, and Kent/SeaTac Read More...
AHCC MEMBER RECOUNTS DAY OF ACTION! EVENT AND THE FIGHT FOR INTEREST ARBITRATION

Updated On: May 02, 2013 (09:25:00)
BREAKING NEWS!  DOC TEAMSTERS WIN INTEREST ARBITRATION Thank you to Cheryl Steele, a Classification Counselor 2 at Airway Heights Corrections Center (AHCC) for sharing her experiences at the DOC Day of Action event on January 10 Read More...
TAKE ACTION NOW! DON'T LET OLYMPIA PLAY POLITICS WITH YOUR RETIREMENT

Updated On: Apr 12, 2013 (09:27:00)
A bill currently before the Washington State Legislature would put public sector employees’ retirement security at risk. SB5851 would create a defined contribution retirement plan (401k) that could eventually supplant public employees’ pension plans altogether. SB5851 would harm existing PERS plans by driving up plan costs Read More...
HOUSE BUDGET FALLS SHORT OF SENATE ON DOC SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

Updated On: Apr 11, 2013 (14:54:00)
The Washington State House of Representatives released its Operating Budget on Wednesday at a news conference in Olympia. In contrast to the Senate’s budget released last week, the House budget closes 15 tax loopholes and preserves important social services for pre-K children and the working poor. The House budget also provides an additional $1 Read More...
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