Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)
Your 2015-2017 contract is currently being negotiated!
The Local 17 State Team has begun negotiations for the 2015-2017 contract. Visit the State Negotiations blog for the latest news and information.
WSDOT Rail Improves Rail Travel in the Pacific Northwest
When people think of rail service in the Pacific Northwest, they most likely think about the Amtrak passenger train service, and freight operators like BNSF. But you might be surprised to learn that the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) – in conjunction with the Oregon Department of Transportation – actually manages its own passenger rail service, the Amtrak Cascades. Read the rest of the article here.
Public Affairs Training
On Tues., April 8, several Local 17 members working for WSDOT in Spokane attended the Public Affairs training with Local 17 Legislative Director Adrienne Thompson. This training familiarizes members with the tremendous impact that state legislation has on jobs, wages and working conditions throughout Washington.
WSDOT Honors Fallen Workers
Workers Memorial Day is celebrated every April at WSDOT in conjunction with Work Zone Safety Awareness Week.
To access an electronic version of the 2013-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement, click here.