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Standing strong together as we enter 2019

When I think about what a Teamster is, instead of thinking about the many different jobs we all do, for me, being a Teamster is about standing together with your co-workers and not being afraid to challenge the boss. It’s fighting with full force at the bargaining table for improved wages, quality affordable health care,Read More >

Tricia Suzuki now Political Director of Teamsters 350 and Teamsters 856

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

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

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 >