Posts Tagged: Marin County

Teamsters 856 members ratify three new contracts in Marin County

August 9, 2018

After late night negotiations sessions and refusals to budge on language in their contracts that protect their job security and benefits, Marin County Deputy District Attorneys, Marin County Probation, and MCMEA (a Local 856 affiliate) Teamsters each ratified new agreements with the County last month. “The County tried to force us to accept takeaways in a time when theRead More >

Teamsters building power with their vote

February 28, 2018

It may not be a presidential election year, but this year your vote is just as important. The California primary is June 5, 2018, and the general election is November 6, 2018. If you have not registered or you’re unsure if you’re registered, go to www.registertovote.ca.gov to register to vote. With open seats in theRead More >

Public employees in Marin County vote to affiliate with Local 856  

December 15, 2017

­­­ MCMEA, an association of over 300 public employees in Marin County, recently voted overwhelmingly to affiliate with Teamsters 856. MCMEA members are County professionals in public works, health and human services, the County sheriff’s office, information technology services, and more.  Teamsters 856 has a long history of advocating for working people in Marin County – the Local alsoRead More >

Marin County public employees group vote to affiliate with Teamsters 856

October 20, 2017

For Immediate Release: October 18, 2017 Contact: Susanna Farber, (650) 266-7709, SFarber@ibt856.org 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 >

Marin General Hospital under fire during hearing on working conditions

May 6, 2017

For Immediate Release Contact: Susanna Farber, (415) 310-6730, sfarber@ibt856.org Employees testify that the quality of their working conditions impacts the quality of patient care at the hospital San Rafael, Calif. – On Saturday, May 6, the North Bay Jobs With Justice Workers’ Rights Board held a hearing to investigate allegations by Marin General Hospital employees that theirRead More >