General Teamsters Local 313 is one of many Teamster Locals including
some 1.4 million Teamsters and their families and over 400,000 retirees
in the United States and Canada. Our union is a democratic
organization where the members have the right to elect their leaders and
decide the union’s policies.
Being a Teamster gives you many rights and benefits on the job. It
also gives you the chance to join with other working people to win
changes in your workplace and your community.
Local 313 is one of the oldest Teamster
locals in the Pacific Northwest, owning an original charter date of
October 1, 1903. For over a century, workers from many different trades
in our area have come together in solidarity and have made us what we