Hearing on medallion and vehicle leases, insurance

On Monday, April 27th at 9 A.M. there will be a hearing on medallion leases, vehicle leases, and insurance.  Make your voices heard!  

WHERE: Seattle Municipal Tower, Rm. 1600

700 Fifth Ave., Seattle

 


Welcome Adam Hoyt, New Business Rep!

Adam-Hoyt.jpgLet's welcome Adam Hoyt, a new Teamsters Local 117 Business Representative for the parking industry!

Adam brings a wealth of experience to his position at your Local Union. He became a Teamster in 2007 when he went to work at Alan Ritchey. While at Alan Ritchey, Adam was one of the key leaders who helped organize his co-workers and bring the Union to his workplace. He served on the Union organizing committee, made house calls, stood up to his employer, and testified multiple times before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

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Fare Times - February 2014

Fare-Times.jpgCheck out the new issue of the Fare Times, the newsletter for members of the Western Washington Taxicab Operators Association. 

In this issue, you'll find a re-cap of important bills we are tracking as well as upcoming Flywheel Trainings and your new WWTCOA Leadership Council 

In the coming weeks, we will be planning a lobby day for WWTCOA members to make sure that your voice is heard in Olympia.

For print copies of the newsletter, please talk to Local 117 Business Representative Dawn Gearhart.


Bill Aims at Subverting Local Taxi Laws

uber---thumbnail.jpgOver the last two years, Teamster taxi drivers have worked hard to help create a level playing field for all drivers in our region’s personal transportation industry.

Representatives of the Western Washington Taxicab Operators Association (WWTCOA) successfully negotiated a policy in Seattle that gives taxi drivers a fighting chance to earn a living for themselves and their families.

Now some legislators in Olympia want to give so-called Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft a special status that would allow these companies to subvert local laws. This would give TNCs an unfair, competitive advantage over taxi, limousine, and for-hire drivers.

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FlyWheel Driver Training this Saturday!

Flywheel Driver Training starts this Saturday 1pm-5pm at the Teamsters building. Limit 25 drivers per hour.  View a flyer for this event.

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Executive Action Immigration Workshop- Jan. 24

If you or a family member is currently seeking to normalize your immigration status, President Obama's Immigration Accountability Executive Action could impact you!

Click here for the flyer in English and Spanish.

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WWTCOA elects new Leadership Council

On November 22, 2014, Western Washington Taxi Cab Operators Association (WWTCOA) held its annual membership meeting. There was much excitement about electing the 2015 Leadership Council and lively discussion around the proposed amendments!

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Fare Times - November 2014

Fare-Times---Nov-Dec-2014.jpgCheck out the new issue of the Fare Times, the newsletter for members of the Western Washington Taxicab Operators Association. 

In this issue, you'll find information about the upcoming WWTCOA annual meeting, as well as a number of updates related to the City's new taxi regulations.  

In the coming weeks, we will be planning a taxi lobby day to make sure that the voice of Teamster taxi cab operators is heard by our representatives in Olympia.

For print copies of the newsletter, please talk to Local 117 Business Representative Dawn Gearhart.


Four things about Uber you wish you never knew

 


WWTCOA now on Twitter!

teamster_taxi_twitter-2.jpgCheck out the new Teamster Taxi Twitter feed!  

The page will be updated weekly to share with you the latest information on:

- city hearings and decisions that impact our taxicab drivers,

actions to be taken,

events happening at your Local 117,

and new clips about the taxicab industry.

Follow us at twitter.com/teamstertaxi to get the latest news for the Western Washington Taxi Cab Operators Association (WWTCOA)!    


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