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UNITE HERE Local 2 Hotel Workers Reach Tentative Agreement with Marriott

Via Unite Here Local 2: UNITE HERE Local 2 Hotel Workers Reach Tentative Agreement with Marriott After More than Two Months on Strike, Historic Deal Sets New Standard for San Francisco Hotel Industry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 3, 2018 Contact: Ted Waechter, 919-636-1124, Twitter: @UniteHereLocal2 #1job #MarriottStrike San Francisco, Calif.–After more than two months on strike, nearly 2,500 UNITE HERERead More >

2018 Thanksgiving Membership Meetings

Happy Thanksgiving from Teamsters 856! This month, hundreds of Teamsters 856 members attended our annual Thanksgiving membership meetings in Rancho Cordova and South San Francisco. Members heard the latest updates on the union from Teamsters 856 Secretary-Treasurer/Principal Officer Peter Finn and President Mike Lagomarsino, won raffle prizes, and kicked off the holiday season together. Thank youRead More >

Big Wins for Local 856 on Election Day

Teamsters 856 members made a difference in this year’s crucial midterm election. By voting, and volunteering their time to help phone bank or walk precincts throughout the campaign cycle, members helped secure big victories in local elections. Local 856 is proud to announce that several members ran for office and won! Lori Frugoli is a MarinRead More >

Teamsters 856 welcomes new members from Mount Diablo Unified School District

Teresa Bergum was a union member before becoming a manager in Mount Diablo Unified School District’s (MDUSD) food services department. With continued confusion in the department and challenges with a new director, Teresa knew she and her co-workers would benefit from having union representation again. As food service managers, Teresa Bergum and her co-workers workedRead More >

Local 856 members fight outsourcing at Marin General Hospital

The hospital’s outsourcing plan has an unexpected end when members negotiate the addition of more full-time positions for Teamsters 856 members. The Teamsters 856 members in the Environmental Services (EVS) department at Marin General Hospital (MGH) take pride in keeping the hospital clean. The work they do every day is critical to the patient care experienceRead More >