Teamsters Local 117 represents 6,000 proud men and women at 11 DOC institutions across Washington State.
Useful links for Teamsters at DOC:
DOC NEWS TICKER
The DOC News Ticker contains the latest news and information for Teamsters at DOC. Entries are made regularly. If you have questions about a specific topic, talk to your Business Representative.
View the latest news on the following topics:
Your Local Union has a quarterly newsletter for members at the Department of Corrections - The Teamsters Guardian.
Local 117 Political Action Committees (PACS) have been instrumental in fighting to improve wages, benefits, and working conditions for Teamsters at the DOC. For more info., contact Political Action Coordinator, Lily Wilson-Codega at 206-794-2606.
Your Local Union also has a full-time Lobbyist who represents your interests in Olympia. View updates from your Union's work in Olympia during the 2013 legislative session:
NEW DOC TEAMSTERS WEBSITE - INTEREST ARBITRATION
Your Local Union has set up a new website to provide news and information about the fight to pass interest arbitration legislation for Washington State Correctional Employees. For more information, visit www.DOCProtectsWA.org.
DOC TEAMSTERS IN THE MEDIA
Over the last year, your Local Union has been in the news, fighting for Teamsters at DOC. Members of Local 117 and Union staff have given over a hundred interviews on DOC issues and have had numerous appearances on television, radio, and in print media.
You can view a report that details your Union's effort to fight for Teamsters at DOC in the media here.
TEAMSTERS LEGAL DEFENSE FUND:
Local 117 members at the DOC are eligible to enroll in a benefit exclusive to Teamsters working in public safety- the Teamsters Legal Defense Fund (TLDF).
For more information about the Teamsters Legal Defense Fund, view an application and pamphlet. If you have questions, talk to your Business Representative.
RECENT DOC NEWS ARTICLES AND INFORMATION: