Posts Tagged: delta dental

Shop Stewards: The backbone of Teamsters 856

April 30, 2018

This month, 50 new and veteran Teamsters 856 shop stewards gathered in San Francisco for training to learn new skills and refresh their existing knowledge. Shop stewards are the backbone of the local union. In one day, a steward can be called on to act as an advocate, a sounding board, a negotiator, a contractRead 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 >

Annual Picnic helps foster lifelong Delta Dental Teamster friendships

October 18, 2017

On a sunny Saturday in September, current and former Delta Dental Teamsters gathered in Lake Chabot Regional Park in the southern Berkeley Hills of Alameda County for their annual picnic. This year, Teamsters 856 helped sponsor the food for the event where dozens of old and new colleagues gathered together. “We started doing this aboutRead More >

Delta Dental Teamster reinstated after unfair termination for attendance

June 7, 2017

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 >

Shop Stewards: Members’ voices on the job

April 3, 2017

Teamsters 856 Shop Stewards are leaders in the union. Stewards address member needs, represent member concerns, and advocate for fellow members on the job. Strong Stewards are better equipped to win strong contracts, enforce the collective bargaining agreement, keep everyone informed of their rights as workers, and hold employers accountable. Developing strong Stewards helps buildRead More >