Washington State Patrol Communications Managers Vote to Join Teamsters Local 174

Washington State Patrol Communications Managers Vote to Join Teamsters Local 174

April 28, 2017 Teamsters Local 174 is proud to welcome the Washington State Patrol Communications Managers to our membership. Prior to joining the Teamsters, the nine workers in the group – who oversee all the 911 operations for the entire Washington State Patrol – were members of their own Guild called the Washington State Patrol […]

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Teamsters Back at City Hall to Continue Fight Against Beverage Tax

Teamsters Back at City Hall to Continue Fight Against Beverage Tax

April 27, 2016 Teamsters Local 174 — along with representatives from Teamsters Local 117, Teamsters Joint Council 28, and members of the Seattle business community — showed up at City Hall in Seattle today to continue our fight against Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s proposed Beverage Tax. Mayor Murray held a press conference at 9:15 this morning to […]

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Reminder: Jackson Street Workers Mural Unveiling Ceremony and Block Party This Weekend!

Reminder: Jackson Street Workers Mural Unveiling Ceremony and Block Party This Weekend!

When: Sunday, April 30, 2017 From 1:00 – 4:00 pm Where: The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO 321 – 16th Ave S., Seattle, WA 98144 (corner of 16th and Jackson) Come celebrate the rich history of workers with local community leaders, the artists, and your neighbors! There will be music and performances. The Teamsters helped to […]

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You can’t fight obesity by killing jobs – No Beverage Tax in Seattle

You can’t fight obesity by killing jobs – No Beverage Tax in Seattle

An Op-ed by Local 174 Secretary-Treasurer Rick Hicks The tax on sugar-sweetened beverages proposed by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is a disaster in waiting for local workers, businesses and families. On its surface, the tax may sound like a good idea: fighting the obesity epidemic while funding education at the same time – who wouldn’t […]

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Photos from the General Membership Meeting — Thursday, April 13, 2017

Photos from the General Membership Meeting — Thursday, April 13, 2017

It was a great General Membership Meeting last Thursday. We had a big group of Initiates to swear in, lots of updates from the staff about exciting victories and developments in our Union, and of course, GUMMY BEARS! See you all again in May for the last General Membership Meeting before our summer hiatus.

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Seattle Tunnel Project Tour — April 12, 2017

Seattle Tunnel Project Tour — April 12, 2017

April 13, 2017 It was an exciting morning yesterday for a lucky group of Teamsters from Local 174, as well as other Teamster Locals across the country who were in town for the IBT Safety and Health Department’s Annual Instructor Development Program, led by Tom George, Director of the Teamsters/AGC Training Center. Local 174 Senior Business […]

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Licton Springs Tiny House Village Opens — with help from the Teamsters

Licton Springs Tiny House Village Opens — with help from the Teamsters

See the below release from the Low Income Housing Institute announcing the opening of the new Licton Springs Village homeless encampment. Together, Teamster Locals 174, 763, 117, and Joint Council 28 donated two of the houses, and also Local 174’s members at The Boeing Company delivered the homes from Olympia to Seattle. The first person to move […]

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Pictures from the Snohomish County Labor Council Apprenticeship Program

Pictures from the Snohomish County Labor Council Apprenticeship Program

The Teamsters Local 174 truck made an appearance yesterday at the Snohomish County Labor Council Apprenticeship Program’s “Trade UP!” Event. The event was an opportunity for  high school juniors and seniors to gain hands-on experience with various trade jobs in Snohomish County. Thank you to Teamsters 174 Business Agent Carl Gasca for driving the truck […]

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