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    Teamster Locals 117, 174 & 231 Ratify Historic Waste Management Agreement

    In a remarkable display of worker solidarity, over 640 Waste Management Teamsters across three Local Unions worked together to ratify a strong new Agreement. The full group encompasses Waste Management employees in various classifications across western Washington, from Local 231 in Skagit County to Locals 117 and 174 in King County.

    Community Food Co-Op Employees Join Teamsters Local Union 231

    Community Food Co-Op Employees Vote to Join Teamsters Local Union 231 The ongoing organizing campaign has come to a successful conclusion, as approximately 170 workers employed by the Community Food Co-Op at the Downtown and Cordata stores, have overwhelmingly voted in favor of Union Representation with Teamsters Local 231. The voices of these workers have finally been heard loud and clear.

    Teamsters at Sanitary Service Company Ratify Historic “Master” Agreement

    Negotiations for a new contract to cover over 80 garbage drivers, recycle drivers, mechanics, transfer station and toter-washer Employees at Sanitary Service Company concluded on January 12, 2024, when the Bargaining Units ratified a new 4-year agreement.

    2023 Teamsters Local 231 Annual Holiday Meeting

    On Saturday December 9, 2023, Teamsters Local 231, hosted our annual Holiday General Membership Meeting. This year’s meeting was one to remember! Thanks to you, our Union Members, we were able to fill FIVE boxes with toy donations for Toys-for-Tots.

    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.

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    Updated: Apr. 23 (16:44)
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    Teamsters Local 231 - Since 1909

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    What We Do
    Teamsters Local 231 is committed to improving the lives of our 2300+ members through the Solidarity of the membership.

    Who We Are
       Chartered as a General Local on January 8, 1909, Teamsters Local 231 currently has 58 collective bargaining agreements with 50 different employers in Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish and Island Counties.

    Who We Represent
     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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