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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.

MLK March & Rally

Monday, January 21, 2019 at 12:30 PM

Looking for a meaningful way to spend the MLK long weekend? Come out and march for justice with other members of Teamsters 117. 

To meet up with other Teamsters at the MLK March & Rally on Monday, January 21, contact your union representative or reach out to Karen Estevenin at 206-794-8471.

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New Shop Steward Training

Saturday, February 09, 2019 at 08:00 AM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

This is a training designed for newly-elected Shop Stewards.  We will be covering contract enforcement, grievance handling, political action, organizing, and member mobilization, among other topics. 

New Shop Stewards should receive an invitation to this training. If you have questions, please talk to your Union Representative.


E-Board Meeting - February 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 05:00 PM
Teamsters 117

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.


Legislative Reception & Lobby Day - 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 05:00 PM through February 27, 2019
RL Hotel in Olympia, WA

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Teamsters from across the State will be converging on Olympia on February 26-27 for our 2019 Legislative Reception and Lobby Day. To attend, you must register for the event online here. 

We will be discussing the following issues with legislators:

  • Funding our 2019-2021 collective bargaining agreement
  • Passing statutory interest arbitration
  • Fixing the concealed carry law for weapons-trained DOC members

Members will attend a dinner and reception with legislators starting at 7:30pm at the RL Hotel in Olympia on Tuesday, February 26. Accommodations will be provided for all members on the night of February 26, 2019. You must register by February 4.

On the morning of February 27, we will have a lobby training and breakfast before heading over to the Capitol for our appointments with legislators. 


DOC Shop Steward Seminar - 2019

Friday, March 08, 2019 at 12:30 PM · 5 rsvps
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Before our annual Shop Steward Seminar and Appreciation Day on Saturday, March 9, Shop Stewards from the Department of Corrections will be meeting on Friday, March 8 at our Union Hall in Tukwila.  

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 March 2, 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.

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Shop Steward Seminar & Appreciation Day - 2019

Saturday, March 09, 2019 at 07:30 AM · 1 rsvp

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

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.

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E-Board Meeting - March 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019 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 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 07:00 PM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

Join us for our Teamsters 117 General Membership Meeting to find out what's happening at Teamsters 117 and in the broader labor community.

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

There is also an orientation meeting for new members prior to the membership meeting starting at 12 P.M. and 6 P.M.

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E-Board Meeting - April 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019 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.


New Shop Steward Training

Saturday, May 04, 2019 at 08:00 AM
Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, WA

This is a training designed for newly-elected Shop Stewards.  We will be covering contract enforcement, grievance handling, political action, organizing, and member mobilization, among other topics. 

New Shop Stewards should receive an invitation to this training. If you have questions, please talk to your Union Representative.