Thank you Teamster nurses for your outstanding service
This week we pay tribute to our incredible nurses, members of Teamsters 117 who work at the Department of Corrections and the Washington State Nurses Association.
King County Council expected to approve MLA this week
A few important revelations have emerged in recent Total Comp negotiations between our King County Coalition of Unions and the County.
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week: Celebrating 50 Years of 911
Held every year during the second week of April, National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is a time to recognize telecommunications personnel in the public safety community for their service and commitment to the profession. This week of April 8 – 14, we celebrate 50 years of their dedication and critical work.
Frustration voiced at last week’s total comp negotiations
“I was not satisfied with their response,” said Rick Reinlasoder. Reinlasoder, a Local 117 shop steward on our union bargaining team, had just finished grilling King County negotiators on why wage increases had been processed for non-represented employers but not for Coalition members.
United we stand: Coalition work yields results at King County
Our Coalition of Unions has been working overtime on behalf of Teamsters at King County, and the results speak for themselves.
KC Recorder's Office Rejects the Threat of Open Shop
A Teamster at KC Recorder's office refuses to stay silent in the impending open shop environment and gets 100% of her shop to staying committed to the union regardless of the Supreme Court ruling on the Janus case.
VIDEO: Janus case attempts to silence public employees
Need to get caught up on how the Janus case attempts to silence public employees? Our international union has put together a short primer video. Check it out!
Women's History Month: Celebrating strong, fearless Teamster women
This month we honor our remarkable Teamster Sisters and all of the women friends, co-workers, and extended family members in our lives.
Local 117 ST Scearcy Recognized with Best Principal Officer Award at MLKCLC Labor Oscars
It was a good day at the Oscars for Teamsters 117! Our union was recognized with three “Labor Oscar” awards, including Best Principal Officer, John Scearcy, at the Martin Luther King Central Labor Council’s 130 gala anniversary celebration.
King County Total Comp Negotiations Get Rolling
Your union bargaining committee worked overtime last year to achieve a first-ever Master Labor Agreement with the County.
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