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  • Ken Marshall, a Local 117 member at the Monroe Correctional Complex, grew up just outside of Monroe, in the City of Sultan, and has lived there his entire life. As...Read More
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    September 17, 2013
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  • Please give a raucous Teamsters’ welcome to twelve new Local 117 members at King County.   The new group of clerical and administrative employees in the County’s Wastewater Division will be...Read More
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    September 11, 2013
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  • Teamsters laced up their boots on Saturday for the fourth annual Local 117 Soccer Tournament, held at the Tukwila Community Center.  There were players from six teams that participated in...Read More
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    September 09, 2013
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  • Teamster production workers and lab technicians who work at Darigold participated in “just practicing” picketing actions on Thursday at the company’s facilities in Issaquah and Seattle.  Workers were protesting the...Read More
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    September 05, 2013
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  • GCA Services Group Employees Unite For Respect And Higher Wages On Aug. 26 workers at GCA Services Group joined Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, Wash. The employees who voted 91-44...Read More
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    September 03, 2013
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  • Hey Teamsters, Don't think for a second that just because you live in Washington State where union density is relatively high, that big business and corporate-backed politicians won't try to...Read More
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    August 22, 2013
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  •   The implementation of HB 2346, the DOC uniform bill, has been rocky to say the least, and the Department has admittedly handled the rollout poorly.  The DOC announced tentative...Read More
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    August 21, 2013
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  • Over the past 50 years workers have been under attack, but in the past 20 years the fight has radically escalated.  When workers today try to organize into a union...Read More
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    August 20, 2013
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  • We've all heard it before, maybe at a family gathering or at a get-together with friends:  "Unions were important at one time, but we don't need them anymore."   How...Read More
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    August 14, 2013
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  • It’s hard to be more committed to the labor movement than Aramark’s Tim Tracy. Tim is a steadfast supporter and a 12-year Shop Steward, who is filled with ideas for...Read More
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    August 13, 2013
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