Our union is up for the Oscars! Local 117 has received eight nominations for recognition by the Martin Luther King Central Labor Council, including Best Overall Union and our Secretary-Treasurer, John Scearcy, nominated for Best Principal Officer.
The MLKCLC will present the labor "Oscar" awards this Saturday at its 130th anniversary celebration.
Recognition will go to unions that are making the greatest impact on the lives of their members and of working families across the Pacific Northwest.
Teamsters 117 has been nominated for outstanding achievement in the following categories:
- Best Overall Union
- Best Principal Officer (John Scearcy)
- Best Political Director or Lobbyist (Dustin Lambro)
- Best Union Communications
- Best Organizing Campaign
- Best Political Campaign
- Best Strike
- Nancy Rising Lifetime Achievement Award (Leonard Smith)
"We are excited and grateful to be recognized by the MLKCLC through this nomination process," said John Scearcy, Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 117. "Our member leaders and staff work incredibly hard to fight to improve conditions for workers and make a positive impact on our communities."
If you are interested in attending the MLKCLC labor Oscars event, tickets are $50 and seats are still available. Click here for more information.