Posts Categorized: For the Press

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 >

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 >