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West Contra Costa School District Workers Join Teamsters

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

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 >

Delta Dental Teamster reinstated after unfair termination for attendance

Teamsters 856 took on the egregious application of an employer’s attendance policy, and won. Janet Masolo worked in customer service for Delta Dental for nearly nine years. Throughout her time there, she was awarded for her work and service to the company. That’s why, when Janet was unfairly terminated from her position for allegedly violatingRead More >

Victory in Concord!

Jeff Archuleta has worked for the City of Concord for 14 years. He works alongside his fellow Teamsters 856 members in the City’s Public Works Department as part of the Field and Operations Unit. Jeff and his colleagues help keep the City’s parks and fields beautiful and usable for the community. According to Jeff, it’sRead More >