Cavano Scholarship Applications Now Available

Cavano Scholarship Applications Now Available

Applications for the 2017 Teamsters Local 174 George Cavano Annual Scholarship are now available.

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Photos from the General Membership Meeting – Sunday, February 12, 2017

Photos from the General Membership Meeting – Sunday, February 12, 2017

Thanks to everyone who came out to the General Membership Meeting on Sunday. We had a great turnout! Thanks as well for helping celebrate Larry Boyd’s retirement after 50 years as a Teamster. We don’t always have cake and beer at Membership Meetings, but when we do, it is awesome. View the photo gallery below:

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Exciting changes on the horizon as the Local 174 Business Agent family grows

Exciting changes on the horizon as the Local 174 Business Agent family grows

Several changes and additions have occurred here on the staff at Teamsters Local 174. Firstly, after more than 50 years as a Teamster and almost 20 years as a Business Agent, Senior Business Agent Larry Boyd retired on January 13, 2017. Larry’s decades of experience mean that he left behind a very large pair of […]

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Teamster Contract Changing Lives at the Recology/CleanScapes MRF

Teamster Contract Changing Lives at the Recology/CleanScapes MRF

January 13, 2017 Our organizing campaign at the Recology/CleanScapes Multi-Resource Facility (MRF) didn’t just start small – it started tiny. When the facility in Seattle first opened, the company employed nothing but temps. Workers came and went at random, and convincing any of them to join our Union bordered on the impossible. That is, until […]

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Short and Sweet: One-day Strikes at OMA and Selland Get the Job Done

Short and Sweet: One-day Strikes at OMA and Selland Get the Job Done

January 10, 2017 Just before five o’clock in the morning on October 20, 2016, in the cold pre-dawn darkness, a canopy was raised next to a construction yard in Seattle to protect the people underneath it from the driving rain. A burn barrel with the numbers “174” carved into it was filled with wood and set […]

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Associated Petroleum Products (APP) Drivers Vote to Join Local 174

Associated Petroleum Products (APP) Drivers Vote to Join Local 174

 January 9, 2017 In a major organizing victory for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Western Region Tank Haul Division, APP/World Fuel Service drivers voted to join Teamsters Local 174. Despite a strong anti-union campaign by APP, a majority of the 90 person unit voted on November 3, 2016 in favor of Union representation. “We are […]

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