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    Strike averted for group of Petrogas Employees who join our Teamster family!

    October 13, 2023: Nearly sixteen months after voting to join Teamsters Local 231, and after voting to authorize a strike, a group of 34 employees at Petrogas West went to work today with the protections of a strong Teamster contract.

    Ready-mix drivers and mechanics at Heidelberg Materials in Ferndale and Bellingham Ratify first contract

    After a year-long bargaining process, Drivers and mechanics working at Heidelberg materials Ferndale and Bellingham locations voted unanimously to ratify their first ever Teamster collective bargaining agreement. These workers knew it wouldn’t be easy to gain the compensation, benefits, and respect they deserved, but they were not willing to settle until they achieved their goals.

    Petrogas Teamsters Authorize A Strike

    August 30, 2023 More than fourteen months after voting to organize with Teamsters Local 231, a group of 34 workers at Petrogas have now voted to authorize a strike against their employer. The strike vote is in response to the slow pace of negotiations for a first contract.

    Ridwell Employees Ratify First Teamster Contract

    Ridwell Employees Ratify First Teamster Contract On Sunday July 9, 2023, the employees at Ridwell in Bellingham unanimously voted to approve their first Teamster Collective Bargaining Agreement. This group of Drivers and Warehouse workers will now enjoy the protections and benefits of a Teamster contract.

    Thank You Shop Stewards!

    A huge thank you goes out to the Shop Stewards that attended the 2023 Teamsters Local 231 Shop Steward Seminar on April 15th!  Forty-five of your hard-working Shop Stewards volunteered their Saturday to attend this vital workshop.

    Island County Corrections Deputies ratify their First Teamster Contract!

    On March 23, 2023, the Island County Corrections Deputies unanimously ratified their first Teamster contract! Thanks to the bargaining committee who stood strong over several months of negotiations. Congratulations to all of the Deputies on reaching this initial 2-year agreement.

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    Updated: Dec. 02 (08:51)
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    Teamsters Local 231 is committed to improving the lives of our 2200+ members through the Solidarity of the membership.

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       Chartered as a General Local on January 8, 1909, Teamsters Local 231 currently has 55 collective bargaining agreements with 50 different employers in Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish and Island Counties.

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     Our members work in a variety of industries including package handling (UPS), warehouse, freight, solid waste and recycling, local government, bakery, laundry, construction, food processing, dairy, public school transportation, law enforcement and more.
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