Teamsters call on government, Uber & Lyft CEOs to provide emergency economic relief for drivers
The Drivers Union, comprised of Uber and Lyft drivers, and the Western Washington Taxi Cab Operators Association, both affiliates of Teamsters Local 117, are urging elected executives and rideshare companies to take immediate action to provide drivers with emergency relief to mitigate the devastating economic and public health impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.
Secretary-Treasurer's Message: Teamsters, please stay safe
With the news of the Coronavirus COVID-19 spreading in Washington State, I wanted to make sure you are informed about the virus and let you know about steps we are taking at Teamsters 117 to help you and your family stay safe.
Maverick Employees Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify First-Time Contract with Teamsters 117
A group of over 1,700 employees of Maverick Gaming LLC has voted overwhelmingly to ratify a first-time union contract with Teamsters Local 117.
King County contract negotiations - take the survey!
This March, we will begin contract negotiations over a new collective bargaining agreement for all Teamsters at King County.
Are Teamsters at Fleischmann’s Vinegar headed for a strike?
Teamsters at Fleischmann’s Vinegar are fed up. The company has been dragging its feet in negotiations and has shown little respect for its employees.
Contract vote meetings for Teamsters at Maverick - schedule here!
We have scheduled Contract Ratification Meetings at multiple times and locations. At the meetings, you will have an opportunity to review the proposal and ask questions before you vote.
Teamster families call for safe staffing and a voice in Olympia
Hundreds of members of Teamsters 117 and their families flooded the State Capitol in Olympia yesterday for our 2020 Lobby Day.
Teamsters achieve fully-recommended contract offer for over 1700 employees at Maverick Gaming
After two marathon negotiations sessions between our Union Negotiations Committee and your employer, we have achieved a fully-recommended proposal for a new contract for Union members at Maverick.
DOC Teamsters - Take the Survey for Contract Negotiations
This May, we will begin negotiations over the 2021-2023 collective bargaining agreement for all Teamsters employed at the Washington State Department of Corrections.
A Teamster mom celebrates the James R. Hoffa scholarship award twenty years later
Maria LaRiviere liked to shoot for the moon. A Tacoma girl and the daughter of working-class parents, Maria had her sights set on Georgetown University in Washington D.C.
Contract proposal meetings for DOC - CANCELED!
In preparation for contract negotiations with the Department of Corrections, we will be holding Contract Demands Meetings at facilities across the state.
Teamsters support Swedish Medical Center workers on strike
Teamsters Local 117 stands in solidarity with nearly 8,000 Swedish Medical Center workers who began a three-day unfair labor practices strike Tuesday morning. The workers are members of SEIU Local 1199NW.
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