Posts Tagged: shop stewards

Delta Dental Teamsters use their seat at the table to fix broken overtime policy

February 12, 2019

Last year, Local 856 members at Delta Dental ratified their latest union contract. In addition to guaranteeing wage increases and maintaining their employer-paid health and welfare benefits, the new agreement also established a Joint Labor Management Committee (JLMC). “The JLMC is another forum where members will have a seat at the table to have theirRead More >

Members helping members keeps Local 856 strong

January 31, 2019

January 2019 In January, Teamster 856 members from the Contra Costa County and West Contra Costa Unified School District Strength in Numbers committees met again for a morning of training in the Local 856 field office in Martinez. The training was kicked off with a welcome by Local 856 Secretary-Treasurer/Principal Officer Peter Finn. Sally PayneRead More >

City of Walnut Creek Teamsters secure additional benefits in their new contract

December 6, 2018

In Walnut Creek, Teamsters 856 represents many of the individuals who work hard to keep the community safe — police services officers, police records technicians, and dispatchers. Police dispatchers, for example, take both the emergency and non-emergency calls that come in from the public and make sure a police officer is notified and responds toRead More >

Delta Dental Teamsters make health care a priority in new contract

December 6, 2018

The team of experienced Teamsters 856 shop stewards at Delta Dental are no strangers to listening to the priorities of their co-workers before heading to the table to negotiate a new union contract. This year, members at all three Delta Dental locations — Rancho Cordova, Oakland, and San Francisco — ratified a new three-year contract,Read More >

Outsourcing victory empowers Delta Dental Teamsters

September 13, 2018

In recent years, Delta Dental has chosen to send work done by union members in California to Georgia and Mexico in order to save money. The result: errors in work that often have to be corrected by Teamsters 856 members in California. “The company was trying to save money by shipping our jobs to states that pay lowerRead More >