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Westside DOC Report - Aug-Sept 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
  • We held our summer BBQ at MCC on August 14 from 12-4pm at Al Borlan Park in Monroe.  At the event, we discussed our new contract and recapped the legislative session in Olympia.
  • Our Step 1 grievance meeting over the 5% recruitment and retention pay took place on August 3 in Olympia.  Shop Steward Michael Boe and Sgt. Corey Laughlin participated in the meeting.
  • In conjunction with upcoming contract negotiations we will be voting for all new Shop Steward positions in October.  Look for the posting on your Union bulletin board.
  • On September 21, we held a statewide LMCC to discuss issues related to the newly-organized group of DOC Dentists.
  • We will be holding several demand to bargain meetings to discuss the repurposing of WSR – C/D unit from medium to MI3. A demand to bargain meeting over recruitment and retention pay for LPNs and Psychologist 4s will be held on October 2, 2015.
  • On September 25, there is a ULP mediation scheduled  to attempt to resolve  a case at SOTP.
WASHINGTON CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • We held our DOC summer BBQ at WCC on August 10 from 12-4pm in the assembly room at the facility.  Approximately 81 members attended the event.
  • Our Step 1 grievance meeting over the 5% recruitment and retention pay took place on August 3 in Olympia.  Shop Steward Michael Boe and Sgt. Corey Laughlin participated in the meeting.
  • In conjunction with upcoming contract negotiations, we will be voting for all new Shop Steward positions in October.  Look for the posting on your Union bulletin board.
  • The Superintendent at the facility will be changing soon; Scott Russell will be leaving and Pat Glebe will be replacing him.
  • Coordinator Sarena Davis will be on vacation from October 6 through October 16. Business Representative Talisa Boad will covering for Sarena while she is away.  She can be reached at 360-722-0891.
  • On September 21, we held a statewide LMCC to discuss issues related to the newly-organized group of DOC Dentists. 
MISSION CREEK CORRECTIONS CENTER FOR WOMEN
  • We held our DOC summer BBQ at MCCCW on August 14 from 12-4pm in the Ramirez Room.  We had good turnout at the event with 21 members attending.
  • Our Step 1 grievance meeting over the 5% recruitment and retention pay took place on August 3 in Olympia.  Shop Steward Michael Boe and Sgt. Corey Laughlin participated in the meeting.
  • In conjunction with upcoming contract negotiations, we will be voting for all new Shop Steward positions in October.  Look for the posting on your Union bulletin board.
  • On September 21, we held a statewide LMCC to discuss issues related to the newly-organized group of DOC Dentists.
  • On August 24, we held an LMCC meeting to discuss the realignment of custody officer positions to provide coverage in the gym.
  • We have a demand to bargain scheduled for October 1 to discuss the abolishment of a classification counselor position at the facility.
LARCH CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • We held our DOC summer BBQ at LCC on August 18 from 11am – 4pm.  At the event, we discussed our new contract and debriefed the legislative session in Olympia.
  • Our Step 1 grievance meeting over the 5% recruitment and retention pay took place on August 3 in Olympia.  Shop Steward  Michael Boe and Sgt. Corey Laughlin participated in the meeting.
  • In conjunction with upcoming contract negotiations, we will be voting for all new Shop Steward positions in October.  Look for the posting on your Union bulletin board.
  • Effective August 15, Brian Earl is your new Business Representative at LCC.  Brian has 17 years’ experience representing union members. Brian can be reached at 1-877-872-3489.
  • There will be a new superintendent at the facility, most likely within the next few months.  Former LCC Superintendent Dona Zavislan will be moving to WCCW in September.
  • We have filed a demand to bargain over evidence-based programming related to classification counselors.  We will keep you posted about outcomes from those meetings.
STAFFORD CREEK CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • We held our DOC summer BBQ at SCCC on August 18 from 12pm – 4pm and 9-10pm in the front parking lot.  At the event, we discussed our new contract and debriefed the legislative session in Olympia.
  • Our Step 1 grievance meeting over the 5% recruitment and retention pay took place on August 3 in Olympia.  Shop Steward Michael Boe and Sgt. Corey Laughlin participated in the meeting.
  • On September 21, we held a statewide LMCC to discuss issues related to the newly-organized group of DOC Dentists.
  • In conjunction with upcoming contract negotiations, we will be voting for all new Shop Steward positions in October.  Look for the posting on your Union bulletin board.
CLALLAM BAY CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • We held our DOC summer BBQ at CBCC on August 21 from 12pm – 4pm in and 9-10pm in the admin breezeway.  At the event, we discussed our new contract and debriefed the legislative session in Olympia.
  • Our Step 1 grievance meeting over the 5% recruitment and retention pay took place on August 3 in Olympia.  Shop Steward  Michael Boe and Sgt. Corey Laughlin participated in the meeting.
  • On September 21, we held a statewide LMCC to discuss issues related to the newly-organized group of DOC Dentists.
  • In conjunction with upcoming contract negotiations, we will be voting for all new Shop Steward positions in October.  Look for the posting on your Union bulletin board.
WASHINGTON CORRECTIONS CENTER FOR WOMEN
  • We held our DOC summer BBQ at WCCW on August 12 from 12pm – 4pm in the R Building.  79 members attended the event.
  • Our Step 1 grievance meeting over the 5% recruitment and retention pay took place on August 3 in Olympia.  Shop Steward  Michael Boe and Sgt. Corey Laughlin participated in the meeting.
  • In conjunction with upcoming contract negotiations, we will be voting for all new Shop Steward positions in October.  Look for the posting on your Union bulletin board.
  • On September 21, we held a statewide LMCC to discuss issues related to the newly-organized group of DOC Dentists.
  • We were able to secure a schedule for the on-call CNAs.  
OLYMPIC CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • We held our DOC summer BBQ at OCC on August 20 from 12pm – 4pm and 9-10pm in the front parking lot.  At the event, we discussed our new contract and debriefed the legislative session in Olympia.
  • Our Step 1 grievance meeting over the 5% recruitment and retention pay took place on August 3 in Olympia.  Sgt Michael Boe and Sgt Corey Laughlin participated in the meeting.
  • In conjunction with upcoming contract negotiations, we will be voting for all new Shop Steward positions in October.  Look for the posting on your Union bulletin board.
CEDAR CREEK CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • We held our DOC summer BBQ at CCCC on August 17 from 12pm – 4pm in T-Line.  22 members attended the event.
  • Our Step 1 grievance meeting over the 5% recruitment and retention pay took place on August 3 in Olympia.  Shop Steward  Michael Boe and Sgt. Corey Laughlin participated in the meeting.
  • In conjunction with upcoming contract negotiations, we will be voting for all new Shop Steward positions in October.  Look for the posting on your Union bulletin board.
  • We are in the process of scheduling an LMCC to discuss workload issues for all classifications at the facility.

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