Building Materials & Construction

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Local 174 represents Building Materials and Construction workers at:

Alia RL, Bigge Crane, C&E Transport, City Transfer of Kent, Coluccio Construction, Hos Brothers, ICON, Lakeside Industries, Lehigh Northwest Technical Quality Control, Merlino Construction, Mid Mountain Contractors, NW Utilities, Pellco Construction, Scarsella Brothers, SCI Infrastructures, Tri-State Construction, Valley Pump Inc.
Armstrong Lumber, Blackstock Lumber, BMC West, Cadman, Cal Portland, Huttig Building Products, Lehigh Cement,  Limback Lumber Company, Old Castle Pre Cast “Utility Vault”, Salmon Bay Sand & Gravel, Sawdust Supply Company, Stoneway Concrete,
Foss Maritime Shipyard, Pacific Ship Repair, Vigor Industries Shipyard, Washington State Ferries
  • IBT Building Trades & Construction Division:
    The Teamsters Building Material & Construction Trade Division (BM&CTD) represents a wide variety of workers, including riggers, demolition workers, landscapers, pipeline construction workers, warehousers, and building supply manufactures.

    Here at Local 174, we represent workers in Sand and Gravel, Lumber, Shipyards, as well as Heavy Construction and over 40 regional Project Labor Agreements (PLAs). This division employs over 800 Teamsters at Local 174 and includes some of the most dangerous, difficult, and dirty work in the entire Union.

    IBT Division Director: Marion Davis

  • Business Agents:

    Carl Gasca
    Senior Business Agent
    Contact Phone: 206-441-6060 ext. 1323
    All Heavy Construction and PLAs

    Dave Jacobsen
    Senior Business Agent
    Contact Phone: 206-441-6060 ext. 1317
    Armstrong Lumber, BMC West, Blackstock Lumber, Huttig, Limback Lumber, Utility Vault, Foss Maritime Shipyard, Pacific Ship Repair, Vigor Shipyards

    Mike Walker
    Business Agent
    Contact Phone: 206-441-6060 ext. 1318
    Cadman, CalPortland, LeHigh, Salmon Bay Sand and Gravel, Sawdust Supply Co, Stoneway Concrete

  • Useful Links:

    Grievance form link

    **Please note that Grievances MUST be submitted in person or by fax. They will not be accepted via email.**



Building Trades & Construction Teamsters in the News:

Sen. Flake Legislation to Repeal Davis-Bacon an Attack on Working Families

January 26, 2017
Eliminating Prevailing Wage Undercuts Middle Class Americans

(WASHINGTON) – With his introduction of legislation to eliminate prevailing wage on federal infrastructure and construction projects this week, U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) has leveled a vicious attack on livelihoods of millions of middle class workers.

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 on fire. Someone had brought hot coffee, someone else had brought doughnuts, and everyone wished they had remembered their long underwear. The Teamsters Local 174 semi truck was parked across the street, and out of it came dozens of signs nailed to wooden stakes. The signs, which had been assembled the prior day, read “On Strike – O.M.A Unfair Labor Practice.” Teamsters Local 174 was going out on strike.

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