Let'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).
After he and his co-workers won their Union election, Adam served on the bargaining committee that helped negotiate a first-time contract. He became the Shop Steward at Alan Ritchey and assisted with grievance handling and educating members about their rights at work.
Adam went on to work at Teamsters 117 jobs in the steel and cold storage industries before becoming an Organizer with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in 2012. At the IBT, he helped organize airline mechanics, port truck drivers, school bus drivers, taxi drivers, and Uber drivers, among others.
In talking about his Union, Adam said:
“I would like workers to know that they have power and a voice. It’s my job to activate them to stand up in their workplace and have their voices heard.”
Adam can be reached at 206-441-4860 ext. 1276 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.