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    EMPLOYMENT SECURITY RESOURCES DURING COVID-19 VIRUS FROM WA STATE

    WA STATE DEPT OF HEALTH https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/NovelCoronavirusOutbreak2020/HealthEducation https://www.doh.wa.gov/Coronavirus/Workplace EMPLOYMENT SECURITY https://esd.wa.gov/newsroom/covid-19 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRIES https://lni.wa.gov/agency/outreach/novel-coronavirus-outbreak-covid-19-resources

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    WA TEAMSTERS WELFARE TRUST COVID-19 UPDATE

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    Spokane Labor Council Op-Ed in Spokesman Review

    Tina Morrison, Secretary-Treasurer of the Spokane Regional Labor Council, responds to ill-informed cartoon editorials regarding Unions and Right-to-Work legislation. She also sheds light on the case sitting before the Supreme Court currently, Janus vs. AFSCME, which contrary to what the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation claims, is not about worker freedom or free […]

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    Local 690 Business Representative Changes

    As 2017 came to a close, Teamsters Local 690 said good-bye to long-time Business Agent Michael Valenzuela and Business Agent Ron Vevoda. Both Ron and Mike have retired and are excited about the opportunity of more travel and playing golf! We will miss them both a great deal. With these retirements though, we are excited […]

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    August 2017 Newsletter

    August 2017

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    March 2017 Newsletter

    March 2017 Newsletter Why ‘Right to Work’ is Wrong! Secretary-Treasurer’s Message 2016 Christmas Photos Big Buck Contest Winners  

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    Teamsters Local 690 Beneficiary Form

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    IBT Construction Division Meeting

    Secretary-Treasurer Val Holstrom and Business Representative Mark Brandt are attending the Annual IBT Construction Division Pipeline meeting this week. These important seminars and meetings focus on growing the construction industry, and attracting and training new members for the heavy highway infrastructure and clean-up work that the President has promised is coming with his Infrastructure plan. […]

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    General President Hoffa Congratulations

    Teamsters Local 690 has long been regarded as an example of Teamster solidarity, honor, strength and pride. Your Local has excelled in negotiating some of the best contracts in the country, while offering solid, strong representation to your members.  

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    Sysco Spokane Warehouse Employees VOTE YES

    SYSCO-SPOKANE WAREHOUSE EMPLOYEES WIN ORGANIZING VOTE 19-8!! This is a huge victory for the Warehouse Employees, who overwhelmingly voted yes to join Teamsters Union Local 690!  Business Representative Larry Kroetch, who also represents the Sysco Drivers, worked many long hours and on holidays educating the employees and answering questions to help them make an informed […]

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    Why Teamsters Oppose ‘Right to Work’

    The Teamsters Union has a long history of fighting to improve wages, pensions, benefits and working conditions for our members. The ‘Right to Work’ legislation being brought forward at the National and State Level are deceptive. In fact, the *Bureau of Labor Statistics concludes the quality of life is worse in states with ‘Right to Work’ […]

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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 […]