Posts Tagged: WCCUSD

Highlights from around Teamsters 856 – August 2018

August 15, 2018

Teamsters 856 members stand up for misclassified workers Local 856 members from United Airlines and Delta Dental joined over 100 fellow Joint Council 7 Teamsters, Teamsters from around the state, and members of the building trades unions at the Capitol to protect workers’ rights and call on Governor Brown and the Legislature to stand withRead More >

WCCUSD members ratify their first Teamster contract with a 99% yes vote

July 6, 2018

A year ago, the classified employees of West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD or the District) voted overwhelmingly to become members of Teamsters 856. And last month, they ratified their first contract as Teamsters and proved what can happen when working people stand together. “Just last year we were welcoming these new members intoRead More >

WCCUSD Teamsters work together to advocate for fairness on the job

April 27, 2018

Weeks of negotiations with the District end in a new classification and wage increase for workers in school libraries At West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), the Information and Literacy Assistants (ILA) work hard to ensure students have the materials they need to be successful. “We work in the textbook room and the library,”Read More >

WCCUSD Campus Security Officers prevail in grievance settlement

March 27, 2018

Campus Security Officers (CSO) work throughout West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), looking out for the well-being, as well as the safety of staff and students. Recently, two CSOs refused to settle for a weak offer from WCCUSD, and instead pursued a remedy to their grievances that addresses systematic issues impacting all members ofRead More >

Local 856 helps save WCCUSD Teamster’s job

December 22, 2017

When an incident took place at work that could have resulted in his transfer from his current worksite, Ambika “Raj” Maharaj, didn’t know his union would be there to advocate on his behalf, but Local 856 successfully helped him save his job. Raj is a Campus Security Officer at Hercules High School — part ofRead More >