Local 856 Mourns Passing of Trustee Lisa Chin

March 29, 2021
It is with deep sadness that we announce Local 856 Trustee, Shop Steward, and friend, Lisa Chin passed away over the weekend. Lisa was a Teamster for over 40 years and a fixture at Local 856 and Delta Dental.   Our heartfelt condolences go out to her husband, daughters, grandson, and all who were luckyRead More >

ScholarMatch Employees Vote to Form Union with Teamsters 856

February 22, 2021
(SAN FRANCISCO) — After battling an anti-worker campaign, direct service staff at San Francisco-based non-profit ScholarMatch today overwhelmingly voted to form a union with Teamsters Local 856 by nearly 90%. ScholarMatch employees began the process of unionizing last year after becoming concerned with instability and ensuring equity at the non-profit. Since last summer, multiple board members and senior leaders haveRead More >