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Local 856 shop steward vindicated in retaliation case

Karen Goff has worked for Daly City for 10 years, and has served as a Local 856 shop steward for almost eight of those years. In her work as a police assistant, Karen is a combination of a community service officer and a traffic enforcer. “I’m proud of the work I do,” she explained. “WhenRead More >

Strong contract in the town of Hillsborough

Local 856 members working for the town of Hillsborough have secured a four-year contract, which includes a 12 percent raise over the term of the agreement, no increase to their health care, a new wellness benefit, and the restoration of vacation buy back. The union represents permit and accounting technicians, planning department staff, building inspectors,Read More >

Executive Board to Begin New 3-Year Term

In January, Teamsters 856 Secretary-Treasurer Peter Finn, along with the entire Executive Board, will begin a new three-year term leading the Union. In November, all members of the Executive Board were nominated, without opposition, and declared elected by acclamation for a three-year term beginning in January 2018. “We are honored to have the opportunity and readyRead More >

Marin County public employees group vote to affiliate with Teamsters 856

For Immediate Release: October 18, 2017 Contact: Susanna Farber, (650) 266-7709, 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 >

Big win for Contra Costa County Teamsters

About a year and a half ago, more than 1,700 Contra Costa County employees voted to join Teamsters 856. Since then, members have been working together to build union power in the County. From decreasing employee health care premiums to converting temporary positions into permanent, career jobs – Contra Costa County Teamsters have won manyRead More >