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Local 117 Events

Local 117 hosts events throughout the year designed to promote union solidarity, workers' rights, and community action. For years, Local 117 has organized steward trainings, educational seminars, and an annual blood drive. You can access the DOC CALENDAR here.

DOC Shop Steward Seminar - March 6, 2020

Friday, March 06, 2020 at 11:30 AM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Before our annual Shop Steward Seminar and Appreciation Day on Saturday, March 7, 2020 in Seattle, Shop Stewards from the Department of Corrections will be meeting on Friday, March 6 at our Union Hall in Tukwila for a day of training and discussion.  

If you are a DOC Shop Steward, you will be receiving logistical information about this event in the mail. If you have questions or do not receive the information before February 15, please contact your Union Representative.

DOC members coming in from out of town will be staying at the Westin. For directions to the Westin and information about parking click here.

If you are a DOC Shop Steward, you can register for this event here.


Shop Steward Seminar & Appreciation Day - 2020

Saturday, March 07, 2020 at 07:30 AM

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Every year, we recognize the hard work, commitment, and sacrifice of hundreds of Shop Stewards across our Union at our Teamsters 117 Shop Steward Seminar and Appreciation Day.

This year's seminar will take place on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle starting at 7:30 a.m.

If you are a Shop Steward, you will receive an invitation to the event in the mail with logistical information, including parking and the day's agenda. If you haven't received an invitation by March 1, please notify your Union Representative or call your Union at 206-441-4860.


E-Board Meeting - March 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 05:00 PM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Our Local 117 Executive Board meets on a monthly basis to review Local Union finances and to discuss the direction of the organization. 

If you would like more information about the work of our E-Board, please contact Jennifer Shaw at 206-441-4860.


General Membership Meeting - March 19, 2020

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 07:00 PM · 5 rsvps
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Join us for our Teamsters 117 General Membership Meeting! Find out how our Union is working to build power and unity among working people across Washington State.

We serve dinner before the meeting starting at 5:30 P.M. All members are encouraged to attend!

If you are new to Teamsters 117, New Member Orientation Meetings are held prior to our General Membership Meeting starting at 12 P.M. and 6 P.M. Come learn about how Teamsters 117 strengthens your voice at work!

RSVP

E-Board Meeting - April 2020

Thursday, April 09, 2020 at 05:00 PM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Our Local 117 Executive Board meets on a monthly basis to review Local Union finances and to discuss the direction of the organization. 

If you would like more information about the work of our E-Board, please contact Jennifer Shaw at 206-441-4860.


E-Board Meeting - May 2020

Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 05:00 PM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Our Local 117 Executive Board meets on a monthly basis to review Local Union finances and to discuss the direction of the organization. 

If you would like more information about the work of our E-Board, please contact Jennifer Shaw at 206-441-4860.


Training for New Shop Stewards

Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 09:00 AM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

This is a training designed for new Shop Stewards who have never been in the position before.  We will be covering contract enforcement, grievance handling, political action, organizing, and member mobilization, among other topics. 

Shop Stewards who are new to the position should receive an invitation to this training. If you have questions, please talk to your Union Representative.


Teamsters 117 Womxn's Conference 2020

Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 08:00 AM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

This short, energetic conference will feature presentations, open discussion, and group participatory workshops for members of Teamsters 117 and their friends and family. Lunch will be provided, a fundraiser art-show, kid’s activities and much more! Join us for the Womxn's Conference 2020 - Making Her-Story!

Please be sure to register for this event here.


E-Board Meeting - June 2020

Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 05:00 PM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Our Local 117 Executive Board meets on a monthly basis to review Local Union finances and to discuss the direction of the organization. 

If you would like more information about the work of our E-Board, please contact Jennifer Shaw at 206-441-4860.


General Membership Meeting - June 18, 2020

Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 07:00 PM · 6 rsvps
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Join us for our Teamsters 117 General Membership Meeting! Find out how our Union is working to build power and unity among working people across Washington State.

We serve dinner before the meeting starting at 5:30 P.M. All members are encouraged to attend!

If you are new to Teamsters 117, New Member Orientation Meetings are held prior to our General Membership Meeting starting at 12 P.M. and 6 P.M. Come learn about how Teamsters 117 strengthens your voice at work!

RSVP