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  • Test Post for My Test Post Page

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  • Organizing Success at Franz Bakery

    Teamsters Local 690 was successful in organizing the Engineers at Franz Bakery and by majority vote they voted to have Teamsters Local 690 represent them Dec 20th. They are a group of 12. The vote was supervised and the vote was confirmed by the Federal Mediation and Conciliatory Service (FMCS) at the employer’s place of […]

  • December 2016 Local 690 Newsletter

    Download the latest newsletter! Stories in this issue include: IBT Internation Union Officer Election Results 2016 Delegates Convention Teamsters Take Action Day at Fairmont Bonner General Nurses Have an Action Day Special Years of Service Award Oki 40-Years of Safe Driving at UPS Secretary-Treasurer Message Membership Pins Recent Retirees Broken Wheel 2016 Big Buck Contest […]

  • 2107 Haz-Mat Training Schedule

    The 2017 schedule for both the 8-Hr Haz-Mat Worker Refresher Training and the 40-HR Haz-Mat Worker Training classes have been set. 8-HR WORKER REFRESHER 2017 SCHEDULE Teamsters/AGC Training Center 2410 E. St. Helens St. Pasco, WA Teamsters Local 690 1912 N. Division Ste. 200 Spokane, WA Tukwila Teamsters Building 14675 Interurban Ave. S. Tukwila, WA […]

  • Teamsters Helping the Community

    Teamsters Local 690 makes annual donation to Tom’s Turkey Drive for 2nd Harvest Food Bank. Pictured above are Local 690 President Matt Tanner, Secretary-Treasurer Val Holstrom and Tom Sherry. Teamster Local 690 Member Ben Garcia of FSA donated his $100 lottery drawing check from the November 17th Member meeting to Tom’s Turkey Drive also.

  • Union-Made St. Patrick’s Day Shopping List

    March 17th is the day every year where we all become Irish and celebrate St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland who drove away those slithery green reptiles (and, no, we don’t mean congressional Republicans). Make sure your celebration this week includes these high-quality, union-made products (full list brought to you by Union Plus): Make […]

  • Make It a Union-Made Mother’s Day

    AFL-CIO | Mother’s Day is less than a week away (May 10), so you have no excuse for waiting until the last minute to find a nice tribute for mom that also carries the union label. Our friends at Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, can help you out. If […]

  • Union-Made Father’s Day Shopping Ideas

    AFL-CIO | Celebrate your dad in solidarity style this Father’s Day by getting him a gift that sports the union label. Check out some union-made Father’s Day gift ideas from our friends over at Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor. Don’t forget to text MADE to 235246 […]

  • Union-Made Fourth

    Many of us will celebrate Independence Day with a barbecue. We can keep the red, white and blue in the holiday with this made-in-America, union label backyard barbecue checklist, compiled from the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM), the LA Labor 411’s website, Union Plus and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW). Picnic Supplies Weber Q series […]

  • Local 690 Donates to Second Harvest and Tom’s Turkey

    Val Holstrom, Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 690, on behalf of the 3,000 members in Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho presented a check for $500 to Second Harvest and Tom’s Turkey Drive. We are proud to help provide a meaningful Thanksgiving dinner for local families who are in need. Thousands of people in Eastern Washington lost […]