(KANE COUNTY, Ill.) — Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court probation officers and youth counselors represented by Teamsters Local 330, who monitor adult and juvenile criminal offenders, have voted to reject the court’s final offer for a new collective bargaining agreement and to authorize a strike.
With the passage and implementation of the City of Raleigh’s budget on July 1, police officers represented by Teamsters Local 391 are expected to see pay increases of anywhere from 3 percent to 13 percent. The new budget also increases the starting base salary for police to $40,000 annually.
Teamster corrections employees picketed at the Monroe Correctional Complex in Monroe and the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla on Thursday.
In an effort to fund their DOC contract, Teamsters from the Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC) are doing some incredible work.
Approximately 70 probation officers with Illinois’ 16th Judicial Circuit Court will soon be equipped with protective pepper spray and new safety protocols thanks to the diligence of Teamsters Local 330 representatives.
Today, January 9, 2015, marks the first Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Thousands of Teamsters members work in law enforcement nationwide.
In The Public Interest has recently published an article, "Prison Conditions Are Working Conditions" focusing on the dangerous conditions that correctional officers and other prison employees encounter during their workday.
The October newsletter includes topics on global trade policies and recent organizing at Pennsylvania State University.