Posts Categorized: For the Press

Tricia Suzuki now Political Director of Teamsters 350 and Teamsters 856

January 8, 2019

For Immediate Release January 8, 2019 Contact: Tricia Suzuki, (650) 452-3109, trish@ibt856.org Teamsters Locals 350 and 856 have entered into a strategic partnership that combines the political resources of both unions to further bolster the political power necessary to build strong futures for Teamster members of both Local unions. As part of the partnership, TriciaRead More >

UNITE HERE Local 2 Hotel Workers Reach Tentative Agreement with Marriott

December 3, 2018

Via Unite Here Local 2: UNITE HERE Local 2 Hotel Workers Reach Tentative Agreement with Marriott After More than Two Months on Strike, Historic Deal Sets New Standard for San Francisco Hotel Industry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 3, 2018 Contact: Ted Waechter, 919-636-1124, twaechter@unitehere2.org Twitter: @UniteHereLocal2 #1job #MarriottStrike San Francisco, Calif.–After more than two months on strike, nearly 2,500 UNITE HERERead More >

Teamsters 856 Endorses Three Candidates in the WCCUSD School Board Election

September 4, 2018

Teamsters 856 has joined a coalition of local labor unions to put their support behind West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education candidates: Valerie Cuevas, Madeline Kronenberg, and Consuelo Lara. Local 856 represents over 2,000 of WCCUSD’s classified employees. In addition to Teamsters 856, the labor coalition includes the United Teachers of Richmond, TeamstersRead More >

Marin County public employees group vote to affiliate with Teamsters 856

October 20, 2017

For Immediate Release: October 18, 2017 Contact: Susanna Farber, (650) 266-7709, SFarber@ibt856.org Marin County public employees group vote to affiliate with Teamsters 856 Marin County – MCMEA, an association of public employees in Marin County, has voted to affiliate with Teamsters 856. The over 300-person association includes County professionals in public works, health and human services, the County sheriff’s office, information technology services,Read More >

City of Orinda Workers to Strike

June 28, 2017

For Immediate Release: June 28, 2017 Contact: Rudy Gonzalez, (650) 273-3790, rgonzalez@ibt856.org Workers will strike in response to unfair labor practices by the city City of Orinda workers, members of Teamsters 856, have voted to go on strike to protest unfair labor practices committed by the city. These workers include city administrative staff, parks and recreationRead More >