Nov 01, 2019

UNFI unprepared to negotiate over severance for laid off Teamsters

UNFI arrived without their lead negotiator and unprepared to bargain with Teamsters Local 117 when they met with the Union on Thursday and Friday in Tukwila to discuss a severance package for Teamsters who had been recently laid off by the Company.

Oct 09, 2019

DOC Holiday Meetings 2019

Join us for our 2019 Holiday Membership Meetings to discuss and sign up for Teamsters Lobby Day in February.

Oct 03, 2019

Massachusetts Teamsters on strike at Republic Services extend picket lines to Seattle

Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Marshfield, Mass., extended their picket line to Seattle this morning. Approximately 250 Republic Services/Allied Waste workers throughout the Puget Sound area—members of Teamsters Local 38, Local 117, Local 174 and Local 763—exercised their right to honor the picket line. 

Oct 02, 2019

Uber and Lyft drivers speak out in support of 'Fare Share' priorities

At a press conference at City Hall on Wednesday, Uber and Lyft drivers urged the Seattle City Council to support their ‘Fare Share’ priorities to establish a minimum pay standard with driver input, combat unwarranted deactivations, and fund driver support services and other community investments through a 51 cent tax on the ride-hail giants.

Sep 26, 2019

DOC Custody Staff: Vote to expand DOC uniform options!

After long, challenging negotiations, our union's uniform committee, consisting of union staff and rank-and-file members from DOC facilities across the state, has bargained a tentative agreement to expand available options with respect to your DOC uniforms.