Mar 08, 2019

DOC concealed carry bill clears the State House

More good news from Olympia. Our bill (HB 1589) that restores the right for trained DOC personnel to carry a concealed weapon unanimously passed out of the State House of Representatives yesterday on a vote of 97-0. 

Feb 21, 2019

Lobby Day 2019: Logistics and Legislative Priorities

Next week, Teamsters from across the state will be converging on Olympia for our 2019 Legislative Reception and Lobby Day. Over 200 members have registered to join us for the event on February 26-27.

Jan 25, 2019

Olympia Update: DOC and UWPD interest arbitration bills clear first hurdle

Good news from Olympia! Our legislation to grant interest arbitration rights to our members at DOC and the University of Washington Police Department (UWPD) (SB5021/SB5022) cleared a first, important hurdle in the Senate yesterday when the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee unanimously voted to pass both bills out of committee.

Jan 08, 2019

Wage increases for DOC Teamsters in the new year

Now that 2019 has arrived, Teamsters who work at the WA State Department of Corrections can look forward to much-deserved wage increases that our union achieved through the interest arbitration process.