Threat of Injunction Stops Layoffs

October 17, 2014
Through aggressive legal action, Teamsters 856 has prevented Washington Hospital from wrongfully laying off members in violation of the collective bargaining agreement. On Wednesday, September 17th, Washington Hospital notified 31 of its employees, including several members of Teamsters 856, that they would be laid off. In response, Teamsters 856 representatives Tim Jenkins and Malia Vella,Read More >

Assemblymember Mullin Visits 856

October 12, 2014
State Assembly Member Kevin Mullin stopped by the United Airlines Teamsters’ craft meeting on Thursday, September 25 at Teamsters 856 to speak with the membership. Mullin has been a strong ally for working families, and the Teamsters in particular, most recently supporting the Teamster-backed temp worker protection bill that was passed by the legislature lastRead More >