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Westside DOC Report - April 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.

MONROE CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX
  • The legislature convened special session on April 29.  Budget negotiations are at a standstill.  We need to keep the pressure on.  Call your State Senator at 1-800-562-6000.  Say that the Senate should fund our DOC contract now!
  • We are still reaching out to small businesses in the community to ask for their support. If you know a business in the community that would be willing to support us, contact your Business Representative immediately to request a small business packet.   
  • We will be holding our Quarterly Membership Meeting on May 7 at MCC at 0630 in the Jimmie Evans Performance Ctr - Rm 125. Please make an effort to attend.
  • Business Representative Eric Smith is continuing to process a grievance over the Department’s failure to award a bid and a grievance over the denial of awarding overtime. 
  • Three MCC Teamsters attended our Joint Council #28 Lobby Day on March 25.
  • On May 29, we will hold a statewide LMCC in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
  • We held our Grievance Review Panel for the west side on Tues April 28 at CBCC.
WASHINGTON CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • The legislature convened special session on April 29.  Budget negotiations are at a standstill.  We need to keep the pressure on.  Call your State Senator at 1-800-562-6000.  Say that the Senate should fund our DOC contract now!
  • We are still reaching out to small businesses in the community to ask for their support. If you know a business in the community that would be willing to support us, contact your Business Representative immediately to request a small business packet.   
  • We will be holding our Quarterly Membership Meeting on May 22 at WCC at 0630 in the Visit Room. Please make an effort to attend.
  • We held our Grievance Review Panel for the west side on Tues April 28 at CBCC.
  • On April 30, we will be held a meeting to discuss the operations of the Skill Builders Unit.  Stay poised for more information.
  • On May 29, we will hold a statewide LMCC in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
MISSION CREEK CORRECTIONS CENTER FOR WOMEN
  • The legislature convened special session on April 29.  Budget negotiations are at a standstill.  We need to keep the pressure on.  Call your State Senator at 1-800-562-6000.  Say that the Senate should fund our DOC contract now!
  • We are still reaching out to small businesses in the community to ask for their support. If you know a business in the community that would be willing to support us, contact your Business Representative immediately to request a small business packet.   
  • We will be holding our Quarterly Membership Meeting on May 1 at MCCCW at 0630 in the Ramirez Room. At our last Quarterly Membership Meeting at MCCCW we had great turnout with 17 members attending.  We are hoping for similar results on May 1!
  • We held our Grievance Review Panel for the west side on Tues April 28 at CBCC.
  • On March 23, we held an LMCC at the facility to discuss general concerns.
  • On May 29, we will hold a statewide LMCC in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
  • We will be holding a vote for new Shop Stewards at the facility soon.  Thus far, we have 4 members who have signed up for 2 positions.  Stay posted for the date.
LARCH CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • The legislature convened special session on April 29.  Budget negotiations are at a standstill.  We need to keep the pressure on.  Call your State Senator at 1-800-562-6000.  Say that the Senate should fund our DOC contract now!
  • We are still reaching out to small businesses in the community to ask for their support. If you know a business in the community that would be willing to support us, contact your Business Representative immediately to request a small business packet.   
  • We will be holding our Quarterly Membership Meeting on  May 27  at LCC at 0630 at the facility. Please make an effort to attend.
  • Wheld our Grievance Review Panel for the west side on Tues April 28 at CBCC.
  • On May 27, we will hold a statewide LMCC in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
STAFFORD CREEK CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • The legislature convened special session on April 29.  Budget negotiations are at a standstill.  We need to keep the pressure on.  Call your State Senator at 1-800-562-6000.  Say that the Senate should fund our DOC contract now!
  • We are still reaching out to small businesses in the community to ask for their support. If you know a business in the community that would be willing to support us, contact your Business Representative immediately to request a small business packet.   
  • We will be holding our Quarterly Membership Meeting on May 7 at SCCC at 0630 in the Training Room A/B. Please make an effort to attend.
  • We held our Grievance Review Panel for the west side on Tues April 28 at CBCC.
  • Business Representative Talisa Boad is processing a grievance regarding the application of mandatory overtime and a grievance related to workplace behavior.
  • Please take the time to thank Senator Hargrove for his support as we work to get our DOC contract funded.  You can call him at 1-800-562-6000 or send him an email.
  • On May 29, we will hold statewide LMCC in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
CLALLAM BAY CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • The legislature convened special session on April 29.  Budget negotiations are at a standstill.  We need to keep the pressure on.  Call your State Senator at 1-800-562-6000.  Say that the Senate should fund our DOC contract now!
  • We are still reaching out to small businesses in the community to ask for their support. If you know a business in the community that would be willing to support us, contact your Business Representative immediately to request a small business packet.   
  • We will be having our Quarterly Membership Meeting on May 14 at CBCC at 0630 in the Visit Room. Please make an effort to attend.
  • We held our Grievance Review Panel for the west side on Tues April 28 at CBCC.
  • At GRP on April 28, we heard a grievance from CBCC regarding the refusal to award a bid. 
  • Our Shop Stewards at CBCC are stepping up and doing an amazing job.  In addition to informally resolving a lot of issues at facility, they have won the support of over 50 business and published several letters to the editor as well as a guest editorial piece in the Forks Forum.  Three members were featured in a full-page ad that appeared in the Peninsula Daily News.
  • Business Representative Talisa Boad is processing a grievance that is in pre-arbitration related to designated workplace hours.
WASHINGTON CORRECTIONS CENTER FOR WOMEN
  • The legislature convened special session on April 29.  Budget negotiations are at a standstill.  We need to keep the pressure on.  Call your State Senator at 1-800-562-6000.  Say that the Senate should fund our DOC contract now!
  • We are still reaching out to small businesses in the community to ask for their support. If you know a business in the community that would be willing to support us, contact your Business Representative immediately to request a small business packet.   
  • We will be holding Quarterly Membership Meeting on May 18 at WCCW at 0630 in the R Building. Please make an effort to attend.
  • We held our Grievance Review Panel for the west side on Tues April 28 at CBCC.
  • On May 29, we will hold a statewide LMCC in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
OLYMPIC CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • The legislature convened special session on April 29.  Budget negotiations are at a standstill.  We need to keep the pressure on.  Call your State Senator at 1-800-562-6000.  Say that the Senate should fund our DOC contract now!
  • We are still reaching out to small businesses in the community to ask for their support. If you know a business in the community that would be willing to support us, contact your Business Representative immediately to request a small business packet.   
  • We will be holding our Quarterly Membership Meeting on May 12 at OCC at 0630 in the Training Room. Please make an effort to attend.
  • We held our Grievance Review Panel for the west side on Tues April 28 at CBCC.
  • On May 29, we will hold a statewide LMCC in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
  • Business Representative Talisa Boad is investigating an issue related to improper bid post removal. 
  • Please take the time to thank Senator Hargrove for his support as we work to get our DOC contract funded.  You can call him at 1-800-562-6000 or send him an email.
CEDAR CREEK CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • The legislature convened special session on April 29.  Budget negotiations are at a standstill.  We need to keep the pressure on.  Call your State Senator at 1-800-562-6000.  Say that the Senate should fund our DOC contract now!
  • We are still reaching out to small businesses in the community to ask for their support. If you know a business in the community that would be willing to support us, contact your Business Representative immediately to request a small business packet.   
  • We will be holding our Quarterly Membership Meeting on May 21 at CCCC at 0630 in the Admin Bldg conference room B. Please make an effort to attend.
  • We held  our Grievance Review Panel for the west side on Tues April 28 at CBCC.