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  • Members of Teamsters Local 117 were out at the Gig Harbor Sportsmen’s Club last Friday, sharpshooting for a cause. It was all part of the Breaking Hunger fundraising event to...Read More
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    August 12, 2013
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  • Tuesday night was an exciting night for Teamsters 117-endorsed candidates. In all but one of the races, the folks we supported made it through the primary and are moving on...Read More
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    August 07, 2013
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  • (Seattle, WA) – Puget Sound taxicab operators and their community allies converged on City Hall on Friday to demand fairness and a level playing field in Seattle's personal transportation industry. The drivers circled...Read More
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    August 04, 2013
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  •   The new issue of Teamster Talk, the newsletter for members of Teamsters Local 117, is now available!   This issue contains an article on the recent arbitration win at the...Read More
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    July 24, 2013
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  •   The waters of Puget Sound are full of them – rat-like creatures with big wings, a long snout, and iridescent eyes.   Their glow attracts divers at night, and they...Read More
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    July 24, 2013
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  • (Tukwila, WA) – An arbitrator has issued a stinging rebuke to the Department of Corrections (DOC) in a ruling that favors four correctional employees at the Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC),...Read More
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    July 09, 2013
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  • Budget negotiations continue to drag on in Olympia with no end in sight. Special session began on May 13 and is slated to end on June 13, and it is...Read More
    May 22, 2013
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  • Teamsters Local 117 is pleased to welcome Dustin Lambro as your Union's new Political Action Coordinator. A lifelong Washingtonian who’s lived and worked in every corner of our state, Dustin...Read More
    May 21, 2013
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  • Local 117 is on the forefront of a new effort by the Teamsters Union to organize thousands of taxicab operators across the country. Last year, Local 117 organized over 500 Puget Sound taxi drivers into the Western Washington Taxicab Operators Association (WWTCOA). The WWTCOA, founded last June, works closely with Local 117 to protect the rights and improve working conditions for taxicab operators throughout our region.
    May 15, 2013
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