January 25, 2022
Forterra Organizing


Forterra Organizing Documents

Article in The Stand about Forterra NW workers' victory

Letter to the Forterra NW Community December 3, 2021

Letter to the Forterra NW Board of Trustees sent on August 18, 2021 in solidarity to protest the recent termination of Andrew Shifflette.

Tukwila City Councilmember De'Sean Quinn Letter to Forterra August 31, 2021

King County Executive Dow Constantine Letter to Forterra August 24, 2021

Letter Requesting Voluntary Recognition  September 29, 2021

Forterra employees - fill out and submit this authorization card to show your support for forming a union at Forterra

Follow us on Instagram @forterrastaffunion

 Forming a Union FAQ  
Some additional questions that have come up
 Open Letter  

Contact Us

Corinne Cosentino, Organizing Director (206) 441-8880 ext. 113
(425) 318-2650
Nallely Flores, Organizer (206) 441-8880 ext. 109
(206) 289-0093


OPEIU Resources

OPEIU Local 8 Organizing Brochure  
Brochure describing the steps towards forming a union.

NJP contract           

This is an example of a contract between OPEIU Local 8 and another recently organized non-profit organization.

King County Conservation District and WFSE contract          
This is an example of a contract between WFSE, a different union, and King County Conservation District.

OPEIU Local 8 Member Benefits             
Brochure describing many of the benefits enjoyed by members of OPEIU Local 8.
UnionPlus provides a wide variety of discounts to union members.
OPEIU Local 8 Annual Meeting Schedule             
OPEIU Local 8 meetings are held throughout the year at locations across Washington State.  During 2021 meetings are being held via Zoom.