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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.

E-Board Meeting - February 2020

Thursday, February 06, 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, February 08, 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 Legislative Reception & Lobby Day

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 07:30 PM through February 13, 2020
RL Hotel - Olympia in Olympia, WA

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Join us for our Teamsters 117 Legislative Reception and Lobby Day! We'll be meeting directly with legislators in Olympia to make sure they understand the challenges facing working families in the State of Washington. 

Check out our priorities for 2020 here!

The event will be held on February 12-13, 2020 in Olympia. We'll be meeting at the Hotel RL (2300 Evergreen Park Dr. SW) on February 12 at 7:30 P.M. for a legislative reception and dinner with legislators. If you are staying at the hotel, you may check in on February 12th anytime after 3:00 PM. The next morning we will have a short training and breakfast and then hit the hill for Lobby Day appointments with legislators. 

Overnight accommodations at the Hotel RL will be provided on February 12 for ALL members who register by January 31. You are welcome to bring a guest to stay in your room. 

You must register for this event by January 31, 2020.

You can register for Lobby Day 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 · 3 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!

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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.