Teamster Members Call on Senate Republicans to Pass Fair Revenue!
Thursday, May 28th is Fair Revenue Action Day and we need your help to ensure Senate Republicans don’t balance the budget on the backs of working families. Please click this link and then email the interactive map to your legislators and let them know: there is widespread support, across all of Washington’s 49 districts, for fair revenue to adequately fund education, retirement security, senior services and public safety.
AGC Western Washington Extension Agreement Approved
This was an extension to the expiring AGC Western Washington Agreement that saw an increase of $1.40, $1.45 and $1.60 per hour total package of $4.45 over three years or roughly a 9% increase.
Washington correctional employees speak out
Take a few minutes to watch this powerful video of Washington State correctional employees talking about the challenging nature of their job. Produced by Teamsters Local 117, this video explains what it’s like to work behind prison walls. Then…
TAKE A STAND! Please click here to thank Department of Corrections workers for everything they do to keep our communities safe, and to urge the State Legislature to fund their 2015-17 contract.
Remembering Brian Davis
We are saddened to inform you that Teamster Local 174 Business Agent and Joint Council 28 Freight Director Brian Davis tragically passed away on Sunday October 19, 2014.
We have known Brian for almost 20 years as an activist, shop steward and business agent within Local 174. He was more than our colleague he was a dear friend and family member of our Union. Brian was very charismatic, optimistic and championed the cause of labor and our members’ rights at every turn. The impact that he had on all those who had a chance to meet and spend time with him will never be forgotten.
We appreciate all the messages of condolence that have already come into both Local 174 and JC 28. Please keep Brian and his loved ones in your thoughts and prayers.
Local 174 has set up the Brian Davis Dependents Fund on behalf of Brian’s two dependents, Erin and Cierra in an attempt to help them with their future education needs. Read more about the fund here.
By Rick Hicks, President
Joint Council No. 28
When I first learned of the ill-conceived comments Wednesday made by the CEO of Boeing, Jim McNerney, I had to pause as I could not believe someone in his capacity could have made such demeaning comments about arguably the best work force in the Aerospace Industry yet alone his own employees. — Read more.
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