The fall issue of Teamster Talk is here!
Read about the story of amazing solidarity that helped a shop steward get his position back after the company took advantage of immigration backlogs to terminate him. Then find out how a bus driver at the port of Seattle used her creativity to cultivate solidarity with her co-workers who are constantly on the road.
You can read it online here or check with your business representative for a hard copy. Teamster Talk will be distributed in your facility over the next few weeks.
The Supreme Court ruling in Janus case may attempt to divide the working people, but the last word is with us. Read amazing stories of unity and power in face of this unjust attack in our summer edition of Teamster Talk. Read the summer edition here.
The new issue of Teamster Talk, our newsletter for members of Local 117, is now available! In this issue, you'll find stories on:
- our contract wins at UNFI and Republic;
- Teamster efforts to hammer out homelessness;
- an ongoing contract fight at Auto Warehousing;
- and more!
You can get your Teamster Talk online here. For print copies talk to your union representative.
The new issue of our Teamster Talk newsletter is now available. Teamster Talk highlights the work of members in our private sector shops.
In this issue, you'll find news on our recent Shop Steward Seminar as well as contract fights and organizing campaigns at several locations, including GP Gypsum, US Foods, and UNFI.
You can view a PDF of Teamster Talk here. Print copies will be available in a few days from your Union Representatives.
We're excited to announce the publication of the fall issue of our Teamster Talk newsletter.
Taxi drivers voted at their annual association meeting to become full-fledged members of our Union. We also have a great story about a huge arbitration win at United Natural Foods, Inc.
Our Union's Secretary-Treasurer, John Scearcy, writes about coming up through the ranks and the importance of focusing on member leadership and development.
Check out a PDF of Teamster Talk. For print copies, talk to your Business Rep.
The new issue of our Teamster Talk newsletter is now available!
The focus of this issue is on the exciting organizing work that our Local has been doing. The headline article highlights some of the specific campaigns we have been involved in and the labor community's reaction to our work.
There is also a short piece on a recent organizing victory for Care Transit drivers who provide paratransit service for disabled and elderly residents of King County.
The newsletter looks at some of our internal organizing work as well, especially at King County and the Department of Corrections, through our Every Voice Counts program.
In his Secretary-Treasurer's column, John reflects on his first year heading up one the largest Teamster Locals in the country.
Check out a PDF of Teamster Talk here. For print copies, talk to your Business Rep.
The new issue of Teamster Talk, our Local 117 newsletter is now available.
In this issue, you'll find articles on our new FamilyStrengthCommunity.org website, a piece on the origin of our Weingarten Rights by Secretary-Treasurer Scearcy, and our support of workers fighting to win a union at Taylor Farms.
Learn more by checking out a PDF of Teamster Talk here and be sure to attend our upcoming membership meeting on March 17. Together we can build a union that is strong.
The new issue of Teamster Talk, your Union newsletter is now available! Check out stories about a win at Fred Meyer, our Local's community volunteer work, an interest arbitration award for DOC, and this November's election.
One of our DOC Shop Stewards, Cheryl Steele, has contributed a letter to the editor of the Spokesman Review in defense of labor and Secretary-Treasurer Thompson has a column about changes at our Local to encourage more member involvement.
View a PDF of Teamster Talk or ask your Business Representative for print copies.
Check out the new issue of your Union's Teamster Talk newsletter! This issue contains articles on:
- Teamsters volunteering for the Emergency Food Network
- Local 117 members in the grocery industry ratifying their contracts
- A threat to your Union from the Supreme Court
- An article by member Josh Putnam about why you should NEVER shop at Walmart
For a print copy of Teamster Talk, talk to your Business Representative.