Union News

Special Call to Action Meeting

Sunday, October 16th

East Side Fire & Rescue Headquarters

175 Newport Way NW, Issaquah, WA 98027

6:30pm-8:30pm

The Page Unit Contract is still under negotiations with KCLS. We would like to show our support and solidarity with the pages as they continue to negotiate for an equitable contract. This call to action is to begin exploring different workplace actions in support of our pages. Please attend. Thank you.

2016 Membership meetings

Local 1857 general membership meetings

Friday, February 19
Tuesday, April 12 (election of convention delegates)
Wednesday, August 10
Thursday, November 3 (nominations for officers)
¬†Location to be determined when it’s closer to the meeting date. Come join us!

Regional Meeting – North End

Tuesday, July 14th, 5-7pm
Local 1857 Regional Meeting – North End
Round Table Pizza
17600 140th Ave NE, Woodinville

This is a drop-in meeting where any member can bring any topics or concerns to the union, meet our staff representative, Mary Louis, and discuss our upcoming contract negotiations.

Safety and Security Presentation

During the public comment portion of the May 2014 KCLS Board of Trustees meeting, Local 1857 made a presentation to the board about safety and patron behavior in KCLS libraries.  You can read the full presentation here.

Local 1857 and KCLS have made safety and patron behavior the next topic of our Joint Labor Management Committee. Check the executive board meeting minutes for regular updates from the committee meetings.