Nov 25, 2019

ABG Teamsters vote overwhelmingly to approve new contract

Teamsters at Avis Budget Group, Inc who work at SeaTac Airport have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new 5-year contract. The group of approximately 150 customer service agents and sales representatives met yesterday to overwhelmingly approve the proposal at our Union Hall in Tukwila.

Nov 01, 2019

UNFI unprepared to negotiate over severance for laid off Teamsters

UNFI arrived without their lead negotiator and unprepared to bargain with Teamsters Local 117 when they met with the Union on Thursday and Friday in Tukwila to discuss a severance package for Teamsters who had been recently laid off by the Company.

Oct 03, 2019

Massachusetts Teamsters on strike at Republic Services extend picket lines to Seattle

Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Marshfield, Mass., extended their picket line to Seattle this morning. Approximately 250 Republic Services/Allied Waste workers throughout the Puget Sound area—members of Teamsters Local 38, Local 117, Local 174 and Local 763—exercised their right to honor the picket line. 

Oct 02, 2019

Uber and Lyft drivers speak out in support of 'Fare Share' priorities

At a press conference at City Hall on Wednesday, Uber and Lyft drivers urged the Seattle City Council to support their ‘Fare Share’ priorities to establish a minimum pay standard with driver input, combat unwarranted deactivations, and fund driver support services and other community investments through a 51 cent tax on the ride-hail giants.

Sep 17, 2019

Praxair Teamsters gear up for possible strike

The early morning streets of Tacoma were a little louder today. Starting at 3 a.m., a few dozen Teamsters, drivers and production workers employed at Praxair, took their fight for a fair contract to their employer's front door.