Aug 09, 2017

DOC barbecues bring people together

Barbecues are blazing across the state as Teamsters at the Department of Corrections gather for summer cookouts at or near every prison facility in Washington.

Jul 25, 2017

Premium pay for officers working in BFOQ positions

In last year’s interest arbitration hearing, one of our priorities for Teamsters working in BFOQ positions at WCCW and MCCCW was to address the issue of excessive mandatory overtime.

Jun 30, 2017

Corrections, UWPD, and DES contracts funded! We did it by standing together

Early this morning, the state released its proposed operating budget for the 2017-2019 biennium. All indications are that the legislature will vote on the agreement today and that the budget will be signed into law to avert a government shutdown and temporary layoffs of state employees.

Jun 27, 2017

Call your state senator. Tell them no layoffs at DOC!

Many of you, perhaps more than 3,000 DOC Teamsters, received notice from the Department that you will be laid off if the legislature is unable to reach an agreement over an operating budget for the coming biennium.