Jun 25, 2018

By standing together as Teamsters, we are stronger

No court can take away our ability to stand together for fair pay, better benefits, and safe working conditions. The court may decide against us in the Janus case, but as Teamsters, we decide how strong our union will be.

May 21, 2018

King County total comp video update

Get caught up on what's happening in total comp negotiations with King County! Two Shop Stewards on the bargaining committee - Brian Pinney and Lisa Huntley - provide a short video update from the last bargaining session below. 

Apr 11, 2018

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.

Apr 04, 2018

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.

Mar 21, 2018

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.