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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 >

Teamsters 856 members speak out at public hearing

Workers at Marin General Hospital testify about unfair and unsafe working conditions In May, on a sunny day in San Rafael, Teamsters 856 members bravely shed light on unfair and unsafe practices at Marin General Hospital (MGH). During a Workers’ Rights Board Hearing held by North Bay Jobs With Justice, members testified that their workingRead More >

Stronger Together: Teamsters 856 Shop Stewards

In May, Teamsters 856 Shop Stewards met for the second of three Steward Seminars that will be held this year. The members in attendance were Shop Stewards for Contra Costa County, Holiday Inn Civic Center, Enterprise, American Airlines, West Valley College, Alamo National, Daly City Police Department, Northwest Administrators, and the City of Milbrae. ThroughoutRead More >

Marin General Hospital under fire during hearing on working conditions

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 >