In June, Teamsters 856 Principal Officer Peter Finn was appointed Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Joint Council 7. Finn previously served as the recording secretary on the seven-member Joint Council 7 Board headed by President Dave Hawley.
Teamsters Joint Council 7 represents more than 100,000 members in 22 Local Unions in 48 counties of Northern California, and the Central Valley and 14 Northern Nevada counties.
The Council coordinates activities between Locals, conducts negotiations that impact multiple Teamster unions, and supports organizing drives. The Joint Council also works in conjunction with the California Public Teamsters Affairs Council on legislative affairs and political endorsements at the local and statewide level, provides legal services, and publishes the Joint Council No. 7 Teamster newsletter that is mailed to members’ homes four times a year.