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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 >

Marin General Hospital Teamsters show solidarity with their NUHW co-workers

December 21, 2018

Local 856 represents hundreds of members at Marin General Hospital — members who work as surgical technologists, patient admitting staff, monitor technicians, and environmental services aides. This week, many of those members chose to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their co-workers in the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) during NUHW’s one-day informational picket line. These union members workRead More >

Members helping members keeps Local 856 strong

December 21, 2018

Local 856 members know that their union is at its strongest when members stand together. That’s why at many workplaces, members and their Teamsters 856 representatives have created Strength In Numbers committees. One of the goals of the committee is to make sure that every new employee where they work becomes a member of Local 856.Read More >

City of Walnut Creek Teamsters secure additional benefits in their new contract

December 6, 2018

In Walnut Creek, Teamsters 856 represents many of the individuals who work hard to keep the community safe — police services officers, police records technicians, and dispatchers. Police dispatchers, for example, take both the emergency and non-emergency calls that come in from the public and make sure a police officer is notified and responds toRead More >

Delta Dental Teamsters make health care a priority in new contract

December 6, 2018

The team of experienced Teamsters 856 shop stewards at Delta Dental are no strangers to listening to the priorities of their co-workers before heading to the table to negotiate a new union contract. This year, members at all three Delta Dental locations — Rancho Cordova, Oakland, and San Francisco — ratified a new three-year contract,Read More >