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Big win for Contra Costa County Teamsters

October 20, 2017

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 >

Local 856 shines at Teamsters Women’s Conference in San Antonio

October 19, 2017

  Last month, a contingent of 18 Teamsters 856 women traveled to San Antonio to represent the Local at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Women’s Conference. The three-day event, which drew 1,100 attendees from across the U.S. and Canada this year, offers Teamster women an opportunity to engage in educational workshops, make connections with fellowRead More >

Empowerment at the Teamsters National Black Caucus Conference

September 8, 2017

Every year, the Teamsters National Black Caucus (TNBC) convenes for their annual conference. This year, for the first time in its 42-year history, the conference was held in Canada – specifically Vancouver, British Columbia. This year, Teamsters 856 sent Veronica Hudson, a Shop Steward and 26-year Detention Services Worker at the West County Detention CenterRead More >

Contra Costa County Teamster reinstated after wrongful termination

September 8, 2017

After 13 years of service, Victoria Mozzetti was wrongfully terminated from her position as an Institutional Service Worker (ISW) for Contra Costa County. Last May, Victoria resigned in haste after an incident at work. When she spoke to her husband about her resignation, they decided that it was best for their family for her toRead More >

Teamsters 856’s first year in Contra Costa County

April 3, 2017

For a little over a year now, Teamsters 856 has represented workers employed by Contra Costa County. From wage increases to health care, improvements and changes in the way temporary employees are treated – a lot has been accomplished. Confidence, trust, and power have been built, and Teamsters 856 members are equipped to continue toRead More >