Posts Categorized: For the Press

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 >

West Contra Costa School District Workers Join Teamsters

June 15, 2017

Teamsters Local 856 Welcomes More Than 1,800 Members Following a Year-Long Organizing Campaign for Strong Representation Classified employees of West Contra Costa Unified School District voted overwhelmingly today to join Teamsters Local 856 as they push for improved wages, health care and other benefits. The workers voted by mail over the past month and ballotsRead More >

Hoffa Statement on Workplace Shooting at UPS in San Francisco

June 14, 2017

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the tragic shooting that occurred today at a UPS facility in San Francisco. “Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and their families of this tragedy. The safety of our members is our top priority. As is usually the case with theseRead More >

Marin General Hospital under fire during hearing on working conditions

May 6, 2017

For Immediate Release Contact: Susanna Farber, (415) 310-6730, sfarber@ibt856.org Employees testify that the quality of their working conditions impacts the quality of patient care at the hospital San Rafael, Calif. – On Saturday, May 6, the North Bay Jobs With Justice Workers’ Rights Board held a hearing to investigate allegations by Marin General Hospital employees that theirRead More >