Mar 21, 2017

Guardian Newsletter - Teamster Power

The new issue of our Guardian newsletter is now available. The Guardian focuses on news and information for our members who work at the Department of Corrections.

Mar 10, 2017

DOC Shop Stewards Meeting at our Union Hall Today

We'll be welcoming seventy DOC Shop Stewards today for our annual meeting here at the Union hall. The meeting precedes our Shop Steward Seminar at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle tomorrow.

Feb 22, 2017

Another DOC group joins Teamsters with PERC certification

Let's welcome another group of new members from the state's Department of Corrections to our Union. Seven Recreational Specialists who work in supervisory roles at the DOC became Teamsters when the Public Employment Relations Commission certified their bargaining unit on February 17.

Feb 22, 2017

Secretary-Treasurer Scearcy stands up for corrections employees in WWUB op-ed

The state legislature is right to focus on fully-funding our public education system as required under the McCleary decision. We need to invest in our children. But legislators in Olympia must also invest in the public servants who provide essential services to the residents of our state. These include the corrections employees who staff our state’s prison system.

Feb 18, 2017

Teamster corrections employees bring their demands to the state capitol

More than two hundred Teamsters working for the Department of Corrections, along with their families and supporters, converged on the State Capitol in Olympia today with a simple message for lawmakers: It's time to invest in the men and women who put their lives on the line to keep our communities safe.