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Westside DOC Report - May 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
  • In May, we ran radio ads on several stations statewide featuring Teamsters from the DOC.  The ads highlighted our small business campaign and called on the Senate to fund our contract.  One of the ads featured Dave Roberts of MCC.  Dave is the Recording Secretary on your Union’s Executive Board.
  • We held our spring membership meeting for Teamsters at MCC on May 7.  At the meeting we discussed our ongoing contract campaign and issues at the facility. 
  • We have published a number of print ads in several newspapers across the state including an ad in the Everett Herald. The Herald ad featured 3 DOC members from MCC standing alongside the owner of the Sky River Bakery and called on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • The Governor has called a second special session that began on May 29.  For ongoing legislative updates, check the Corrections & Law Enforcement section of the website.
  • On May 5, your Secretary-Treasurer, John Scearcy, published a guest op-ed in the Walla Walla Union Bulletin highlighting the dangerous work of corrections and calling on the legislature to fund our DOC contract.
  • On May 29, we held a statewide Labor Management Meeting in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
  • MCC members collected letters supporting the funding for our DOC contract from 42 businesses in Monroe.
WASHINGTON CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • In May, we ran radio ads on several stations statewide featuring Teamsters from the DOC.  The ads featured Michelle Alejo (RN) and Derek Kennedy (CO2) of WCC and highlighted our small business campaign, calling on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • We held our spring membership meeting for Teamsters at WCC on May 22.  At the meeting we discussed our ongoing contract campaign and issues at the facility. 
  • We have published a number of print ads in several newspapers across the state. The ads feature DOC members standing alongside small business owners and call on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • The Governor has called a second special session that began on May 29.  For ongoing legislative updates, check the Corrections & Law Enforcement section of the website.
  • On May 5, your Secretary-Treasurer, John Scearcy, published a guest op-ed in the Walla Walla Union Bulletin highlighting the dangerous work of corrections and calling on the legislature to fund our DOC contract.
  • On May 29, we held a statewide Labor Management Meeting  in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
  • We will be holding a negotiations session on June 1 to discuss issues related to shift exchanges at the facility.
MISSION CREEK CORRECTIONS CENTER FOR WOMEN
  • In May, we ran radio ads on several stations statewide featuring Teamsters from the DOC.  The ads highlighted our small business campaign and called on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • We held our spring membership meeting for Teamsters at MCCCW on May 1.  At the meeting we discussed our ongoing contract campaign and issues at the facility. 
  • We have published a number of print ads in several newspapers across the state. The ads feature DOC members standing alongside small business owners and call on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • The Governor has called a second special session that began on May 29.  For ongoing legislative updates, check the Corrections & Law Enforcement section of the website.
  • On May 5, your Secretary-Treasurer, John Scearcy, published a guest op-ed in the Walla Walla Union Bulletin highlighting the dangerous work of corrections and calling on the legislature to fund our DOC contract.
  • On May 29, we held a statewide Labor Management Meeting in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
  • We held a statewide Labor Management Meeting on May 26 in Tumwater to discuss respirator fit testing and the Use of Force Policy as it relates to stand alone minimum facilities.
  • We will be holding an election for Shop Steward at MCCCW in the coming weeks.  We have three candidates signed up for two positions.
LARCH CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • In May, we ran radio ads on several stations statewide featuring Teamsters from the DOC.  The ads highlighted our small business campaign and called on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • We held our spring membership meeting for Teamsters at LCC on May 27.  At the meeting we discussed our ongoing contract campaign and issues at the facility. 
  • We have published a number of print ads in several newspapers across the state. The ads feature DOC members standing alongside small business owners and call on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • The Governor has called a second special session that began on May 29.  For ongoing legislative updates, check the Corrections & Law Enforcement section of the website.
  • On May 5, your Secretary-Treasurer, John Scearcy, published a guest op-ed in the Walla Walla Union Bulletin highlighting the dangerous work of corrections and calling on the legislature to fund our DOC contract.
  • On May 29, we held a statewide Labor Management Meeting in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities that was attended by Shop Steward Mark Bean
  • We held a statewide Labor Management Meeting on May 26 in Tumwater to discuss respirator fit testing and the Use of Force Policy as it relates to stand alone minimum facilities that was attended by Sergeant Hutchison.
  • A grievance has been filed and moved to the Grievance Resolution Panel to deal with the recent improper hiring process utilized by the Department to fill a Classification Counselor 2 position at LCC.
  • The Union and the Department recently entered into a settlement agreement which granted missed overtime pay to all of the Cook ACs due to a manager doing bargaining unit work. 
STAFFORD CREEK CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • In May, we ran radio ads on several stations statewide featuring Teamsters from the DOC.  The ads highlighted our small business campaign and called on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • We held our spring membership meeting for Teamsters at SCCC on May 7.  At the meeting we discussed our ongoing contract campaign and issues at the facility. 
  • We have published a number of print ads in several newspapers across the state. The ads feature DOC members standing alongside small business owners and call on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • The Governor has called a second special session that began on May 29.  For ongoing legislative updates, check the Corrections & Law Enforcement section of the website.
  • On May 5, your Secretary-Treasurer, John Scearcy, published a guest op-ed in the Walla Walla Union Bulletin highlighting the dangerous work of corrections and calling on the legislature to fund our DOC contract.
  • On May 29, we held a statewide Labor Management Meeting  in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
  • SCCC members collected letters supporting the funding for our DOC contract from 21 businesses in the Aberdeen area.
  • We are currently processing 6 grievances at the facility over a variety of issues. 
CLALLAM BAY CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • In May, we ran radio ads on several stations statewide featuring Teamsters from the DOC.  The ads highlighted our small business campaign and called on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • We held our spring membership meeting for Teamsters at CBCC on May 14.  At the meeting we discussed our ongoing contract campaign and issues at the facility. 
  • We have published a number of print ads in several newspapers across the state, including one in the Peninsula Daily News. The ads feature DOC members standing alongside small business owners and call on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • The Governor has called a second special session that began on May 29.  For ongoing legislative updates, check the Corrections & Law Enforcement section of the website.
  • On May 5, your Secretary-Treasurer, John Scearcy, published a guest op-ed in the Walla Walla Union Bulletin highlighting the dangerous work of corrections and calling on the legislature to fund our DOC contract.
  • On May 29, we held a statewide Labor Management Meeting  in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
  • CBCC members collected letters supporting the funding for our DOC contract from over 50 businesses in the Aberdeen area.
  • On April 28, we held our Grievance Review Panel and were able to resolve two of three pending grievances.  The unresolved grievance was moved to PARM.
WASHINGTON CORRECTIONS CENTER FOR WOMEN
  • In May, we ran radio ads on several stations statewide featuring Teamsters from the DOC.  The ads highlighted our small business campaign and called on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • We held our spring membership meeting for Teamsters at WCCW on May 18.  At the meeting we discussed our ongoing contract campaign and issues at the facility. 
  • We have published a number of print ads in several newspapers across the state. The ads feature DOC members standing alongside small business owners and call on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • The Governor has called a second special session that began on May 29.  For ongoing legislative updates, check the Corrections & Law Enforcement section of the website.
  • On May 5, your Secretary-Treasurer, John Scearcy, published a guest op-ed in the Walla Walla Union Bulletin highlighting the dangerous work of corrections and calling on the legislature to fund our DOC contract.
  • On May 29, we held a statewide Labor Management Meeting  in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
OLYMPIC CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • In May, we ran radio ads on several stations statewide featuring Teamsters from the DOC.  The ads highlighted our small business campaign and called on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • We held our spring membership meeting for Teamsters at OCC on May 12.  At the meeting we discussed our ongoing contract campaign and issues at the facility. 
  • We have published a number of print ads in several newspapers across the state. The ads feature DOC members standing alongside small business owners and call on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • The Governor has called a second special session that began on May 29.  For ongoing legislative updates, check the Corrections & Law Enforcement section of the website.
  • On May 5, your Secretary-Treasurer, John Scearcy, published a guest op-ed in the Walla Walla Union Bulletin highlighting the dangerous work of corrections and calling on the legislature to fund our DOC contract.
  • We held a statewide Labor Management Meeting on May 26 in Tumwater to discuss respirator fit testing and the Use of Force Policy as it relates to stand alone minimum facilities.
  • On May 29, we held a statewide Labor Management Meeting  in Tukwila to discuss a number of issues at all facilities.
  • We are currently working to resolve two open grievances at the facility.
CEDAR CREEK CORRECTIONS CENTER
  • In May, we ran radio ads on several stations statewide featuring Teamsters from the DOC.  The ads highlighted our small business campaign and called on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • We held our spring membership meeting for Teamsters at CCCC on May 14.  At the meeting we discussed our ongoing contract campaign and issues at the facility. 
  • We have published a number of print ads in several newspapers across the state. The ads feature DOC members standing alongside small business owners and call on the Senate to fund our contract.
  • The Governor has called a second special session that began on May 29.  For ongoing legislative updates, check the Corrections & Law Enforcement section of the website.
  • On May 5, your Secretary-Treasurer, John Scearcy, published a guest op-ed in the Walla Walla Union Bulletin highlighting the dangerous work of corrections and calling on the legislature to fund our DOC contract.
  • We held a statewide Labor Management Meeting on May 26 in Tumwater to discuss respirator use during uses of force as well as camp-related policies.

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