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Oct 13, 2017, 17:28 ET Strike Appears Imminent at First Student as Negotiations Break Down

Negotiations between Teamsters Local 174 and Seattle School District bus contractor First Student broke down yesterday. The negotiations over...


Oct 03, 2017, 14:53 ET APP Teamsters Vote Unanimously in Favor of Strike Action

This Sunday, Teamsters from APP/World Fuel Services showed the incredible power of solidarity as they voted unanimously in favor of a strike action...


Sep 06, 2017, 17:23 ET Safeway.com Delivery Drivers Vote to Join Teamsters Local 174

Almost 70 delivery drivers at Safeway.com voted today to join Teamsters Local 174, a historic victory with potentially wide-ranging effects as...


Aug 18, 2017, 17:41 ET CalPortland Strike Ends And Larger Strike Avoided As Teamsters Local 174 Members Ratify A Contract With Sand And Gravel Companies

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,...


Aug 16, 2017, 20:13 ET Teamsters Local 174 Unfair Labor Practice Strike Poised To Expand

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...


Aug 11, 2017, 12:07 ET Teamsters At CalPortland On Unfair Labor Practice Strike

Today, at 7 a.m., Teamsters Local 174 members at concrete company CalPortland began an unfair labor practice (ULP) strike. The goal of the strike...


Aug 03, 2017, 17:02 ET Sand & Gravel Update: Another Lowball Offer Rejected As The Probability Of Strike Increases

For the second time in a week, concrete trucks across the Seattle area sat empty as their drivers attended another meeting at the Local 174...


Jul 25, 2017, 15:08 ET Teamsters Local 174 Members Employed In Sand & Gravel Vote Overwhelmingly In Favor Of Strike Action

On Friday night, members of Teamsters Local 174 who work in the Sand & Gravel industry packed their Union Hall to vote overwhelmingly in favor...


May 22, 2017, 17:28 ET Martin Luther King County Labor Council Passes Resolution Against Beverage Tax

On Wednesday May 17, 2017, Teamsters Local 174 presented a Resolution before the Martin Luther King County Labor Council urging them to "Beware of...


Mar 16, 2016, 17:11 ET Columbia Distributing Strike Avoided For Now

After conversations with several key suppliers and retailers, the Teamsters decided to postpone any strike activity that would have halted the...


Mar 10, 2016, 17:46 ET Strike Looming Between Teamsters And Columbia Distributing

In contract negotiations with its employees last week, Columbia Distributing, the Pacific Northwest's largest distributor of beer, wine and liquor...


Apr 27, 2010, 19:30 ET Waste Management Threatens to Lock Out Sanitation Workers

Company Could Profit From Labor Dispute Waste Management appears poised to lock out sanitation workers that service King County and Snohomish...


Apr 21, 2010, 13:30 ET Federal Labor Law Violations Provoke Strike at Waste Management

Customers Should Call 1-800-976-0071 to Report Trash Pick Up Problems Waste Management forced sanitation workers who service King and Snohomish...


Apr 16, 2010, 19:13 ET Waste Management Refuses to Continue Bargaining

Company Proposal Falls Short on Healthcare Protections for Sanitation Workers Waste Management today refused to resume bargaining with sanitation...


Mar 25, 2010, 07:00 ET King County Sanitation Workers Raise Pickets at Waste Management and Republic Services

Workers Warn Companies: Safety Problems, Management Harassment and Decline in Working Conditions Could Provoke Strike Hundreds of sanitation...