Teamsters 856 is a growing union of 17,000 working people throughout Northern California standing together for economic progress and fairness on the job. We work to combine effective strategic planning with strong resources to position ourselves to fight smart at the bargaining table; provide aggressive representation in the workplace; and encourage member participation and involvement.
Dozens of union members and elected officials joined the Crowne Plaza SFO Teamsters Local 856 members on Thursday, November 17, for an informational leaflet in front of the hotel demanding a fair contract and calling for hotel ownership to bargain in good faith. Special thanks to CA State Senator Josh Becker, Burlingame Councilmember Emily Beach,Read More >
We’re proud to announce that Teamsters Local 856 will once again continue one of our most treasured traditions, dating back to the early days of our Local. Our Thanksgiving meetings are a special occasion for our members to reflect on the Local’s victories and celebrate another tremendous year. So join us at our upcoming ThanksgivingRead More >
Local 856 members made their voices heard loud and clear across the country in the national Teamster election. In results that were certified in early December, Sean O’Brien was elected overwhelmingly as Teamster General President, and I am honored to have been elected on his team as a Western Region Vice President. Local 856 membersRead More >