Posts Tagged: Peter Finn

Statement from Teamsters 856 Secretary-Treasurer/Principal Officer Peter Finn

June 27, 2018

Response to today’s controversial decision by the United States Supreme Court in favor of corporate special interests and against working people: “Today the Supreme Court ruled in a case that was funded by billionaire corporate special interests whose sole agenda is to dismantle unions so they can turn good public-sector jobs into low-paying work with little orRead More >

Local 856 shop steward vindicated in retaliation case

December 15, 2017

Karen Goff has worked for Daly City for 10 years, and has served as a Local 856 shop steward for almost eight of those years. In her work as a police assistant, Karen is a combination of a community service officer and a traffic enforcer. “I’m proud of the work I do,” she explained. “WhenRead More >

Strong contract in the town of Hillsborough

December 15, 2017

Local 856 members working for the town of Hillsborough have secured a four-year contract, which includes a 12 percent raise over the term of the agreement, no increase to their health care, a new wellness benefit, and the restoration of vacation buy back. The union represents permit and accounting technicians, planning department staff, building inspectors,Read 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 >