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Selland Auto Transport Teamsters Update

Selland Auto Transport Teamsters Update

September 21, 2017 Check out this informational flyer about recent developments in the battle for a first contract at Selland Auto Transport. PDF is available here.

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Photos from the General Membership Meeting — September 10, 2017

Photos from the General Membership Meeting — September 10, 2017

September 12, 2017 It was great to see everyone back at the Union Hall for our first General Membership Meeting after the summer recess! It has been a VERY busy summer, complete with major organizing victories, contract victories, and a strike that ended in a total win for our members in the Sand and Gravel […]

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Update on King County Coalition Bargaining

September 8, 2017 King County Master Labor Agreement (MLA) bargaining is getting down to the wire. The county is interested in ushering any tentative agreement reached with the coalition through the county’s contract transmittal process by December 28. To meet that timeline, they have proposed wrapping up MLA negotiations by next week and small table […]

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Seattle School District Local 174 Members Work Through the Summer

September 7, 2017 Check out this video featuring our members at the Seattle School District, who have been working hard throughout the summer to get Seattle Schools all ready for a new year. Thanks to our members for their hard work and dedication! Seattle kids appreciate it, and so do we.

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Safeway.com Delivery Drivers Vote to Join Teamsters Local 174

Safeway.com Delivery Drivers Vote to Join Teamsters Local 174

Group of Drivers is First in the Nation to Organize with a Union September 6, 2017 Almost seventy delivery drivers at Safeway.com voted today to join Teamsters Local 174, a historic victory with potentially wide-ranging effects as these are the first Safeway.com delivery drivers in the nation to vote to join a Union. The organizing […]

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Local 174 Shop Steward at DHL Wins National Rodeo

Local 174 Shop Steward at DHL Wins National Rodeo

August 31, 2017 August 18 was a proud day for DHL driver and Teamsters Local 174 shop steward Jana Heideman, as she was announced the winner of DHL’s second annual “Courier Rodeo Safe Driving Competition.” After placing fifth in last year’s event, she was thrilled to emerge victorious in this year’s rodeo. Jana’s victory was months […]

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O.M.A Construction Teamsters Ratify First Contract After Long Struggle

O.M.A Construction Teamsters Ratify First Contract After Long Struggle

August 31, 2017 Almost a year to the day after the National Labor Relations Board certified Teamsters Local 174 as the representative of a group of O.M.A drivers and mechanics, the group voted by a margin of 95% last night to ratify their first contract, finally making them full-fledged members of Teamsters Local 174. The […]

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Local 174 Visit to OPEIU Local 8 Strike at Welfare & Pension Inc.

Local 174 Visit to OPEIU Local 8 Strike at Welfare & Pension Inc.

August 30, 2017 OPEIU Local 8 has a group of members who have been out on strike for a week at Welfare & Pension Inc. on Mercer Island. The strike was called after the group’s employer made a last, best and final offer to them that attacked the fundamental principles of worker rights and would have devastated […]

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Calportland Strike Ends and Larger Strike Avoided as Teamsters Local 174 Members Ratify Contract With Sand and Gravel Companies

Calportland Strike Ends and Larger Strike Avoided as Teamsters Local 174 Members Ratify Contract With Sand and Gravel Companies

Record-setting Deal Approved by Members, Ending Unfair Labor Practice Strike at CalPortland August 18, 2017 A full week after 86 Teamsters at CalPortland walked off the job and 208 other Teamsters in the sand and gravel industry prepared to do the same, everyone is now back to work after a deal was finally reached in […]

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Teamsters Local 174 Unfair Labor Practice Strike Poised to Expand

Teamsters Local 174 Unfair Labor Practice Strike Poised to Expand

Another Day of Mediation Leads Nowhere As Sand and Gravel Companies Continue to Refuse to Bargain in Good Faith August 16, 2017 Today, on the sixth day of the Unfair Labor Practice strike against sand and gravel company CalPortland, the rest of the nearly 300 Teamsters in the sand and gravel industry prepare to join […]

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SAND & GRAVEL UPDATE: August 15, 2017

SAND & GRAVEL UPDATE: August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 The Union and all five Sand & Gravel companies met with a mediator today to attempt to reach a deal.   The Union gave the companies a revised proposal that contained a 26% reduction from the previous Union proposal.   At 5:10PM, the companies rejected that proposal outright and did not give […]

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CalPortland ULP Strike: Day 4 Photos

CalPortland ULP Strike: Day 4 Photos

August 14, 2017 Day 4 of the CalPortland ULP strike: everyone is getting into the swing of things and the camaraderie on the strike line is heartwarming. There were more vehicles honking their support today, and most importantly, the Teamsters 174 truck found its way to the Seattle picket and is parked directly in front […]

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