Monthly Archives: March 2017

One-Day Peninsula Humane Society Strike Announced

March 14, 2017

For Immediate Release                                                                                                    Contact: Tim Jenkins, (415) 275-0528, Animal Control Officers will strike against unfair labor practices and unacceptable shelter conditions (San Mateo, Calif.) – On Tuesday, March 14, Animal Control Officers (ACO) at the Peninsula Humane Society (PHS) – membersRead More >

Local 856-sponsored immigrant rights workshops available for members

March 3, 2017

In the past few months, drastic changes have been proposed and implemented in regards to our country’s immigration policies. This has a wide impact that have left many of us worried. Rather than live in fear or constant worry, we believe that the best course of action is for everyone to be fully aware ofRead More >

856 Members hold big insurance accountable at public hearing

March 3, 2017

The health insurance industry was forced to face more than 1200 union members last month to hear devastating real-life impacts outrageous rate hikes have had on working families’ ability to maintain a living in California. The public hearing, held in San Francisco on February 1, came thanks to a 2015 law co-sponsored by the TeamstersRead More >

SFO worker protections extended thanks to 856, community campaign

March 3, 2017

Community Coalition calls out Hertz for unfair targeting of immigrant workers Last November, when 156 mostly immigrant car shuttlers were heartlessly laid off by Hertz Car Rental at the San Francisco International Airport, they had little recourse. By the time they reached out to Local 856 for help to combat the company’s outsourcing of theirRead More >