At the recent delegates meeting of the Martin Luther King County Labor Council, AFL-CIO, regular business was suspended for a special event to honor those Unions and their leadership for exceptional achievements on behalf of working people.
After months at the bargaining table, Teamsters at Darigold voted to ratify a new five-year contract. The 220 Teamsters at Darigold’s Seattle and Issaquah facilities have been working without a contract since May 31.
Teamsters Local 117 has achieved a fully-recommended tentative agreement with Darigold over a contract involving 220 dairy workers and lab technicians employed at the company’s processing plants in Seattle and Issaquah.
Darigold production workers and lab technicians at the company’s Seattle and Issaquah milk processing plants voted overwhelmingly to strike on Saturday. Voting took place at three meetings throughout the day at the Teamsters Union Hall in Tukwila.
Teamster dairy workers and lab technicians who work at the Darigold processing plants in Seattle and Issaquah and at the Darigold lab in Tukwila will take a final strike vote at meetings throughout the day on Saturday, July 9.