Talk of the Fall
Who is a Teamster? A woman fighting for domestic violence victims, a man who never misses a day of work, a worker who dares to stand up to company abuse and three years later wins a settlement for all her co-workers.
Guardian Newsletter: Teamster Heroes
The fall issue of the Guardian newsletter is hot off the press!
Congrats to John Scearcy and the current Executive Board who will continue to lead our Union!
At our General Membership Meeting last night, our Union held its nominations meeting in a packed Union hall in Tukwila for all Teamsters 117 Executive Board positions for the coming three-year term.
Seattle drivers support proposal to raise pay and address unwarranted deactivations
Seattle Uber and Lyft drivers responded favorably to a proposal put forth by Mayor Jenny Durkan today to raise driver pay and allow drivers to appeal unwarranted deactivations.
Praxair Teamsters gear up for possible strike
The early morning streets of Tacoma were a little louder today. Starting at 3 a.m., a few dozen Teamsters, drivers and production workers employed at Praxair, took their fight for a fair contract to their employer's front door.
DOC Teamsters: Take the retirement committee survey!
During our last DOC Retirement Committee meeting, members of the committee developed a survey to solicit your feedback about retirement.
DOC staffing level audit calls for additional positions in WA prisons
You may recall that DOC Teamsters, working in concert with our union's Legislative Affairs Department, successfully lobbied the legislature to secure funding in 2018 for a comprehensive staffing level audit at the DOC.
Workers win $686,000 in backpay from Republic Services sub-contractor Leadpoint
At the Republic Services recycling depot in downtown Seattle, members of Teamsters 117 process thousands of tons of paper, metals, and plastics daily.
Teamsters help protect survivors of domestic violence
The face of the domestic violence advocacy program in King County is one of deep compassion.
Take the Survey! Help identify important issues ahead of 2020 election
Take the Survey! Help identify the most important issues for union members ahead of the 2020 election.
Officers at the UWPD Celebrate the Passage of Interest Arbitration Bill, Support the Union 100%
Campus Police Officers at the University of Washington joined Teamsters 117 in 2011. This year, their biggest goal became a reality.
Hero Teamster Apprehends Runaway Inmate near Olympic National Forest
His main objective was that no one got hurt.
Teamster Leaders at King County Engage Members in Our Union
Liz Evans and Kerwin Pyle came together from administrative and recycle department at King County to speak to Teamsters about the strength of solidarity.
The Teamster Who Never Missed a Day of Work
Meet Monty Johnson, the Teamster who dedicated tireless twenty-four years of his life to make the company he considers his home successful.
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