Food Processing Division Members Ratify Historic Contract Extension

July 29, 2021
Local 856 Food Processing Teamsters recently ratified an important contract extension, which guarantees the largest across-the-board wage increase in the history of the contract. The Teamsters Cannery Council agreement, which covers 10,000 Local 856 and Local 948 Teamsters working at canneries throughout the Central Valley, also ensures no increases to healthcare costs and maintains importantRead More >

Local 856 Delegates Attend 30th International Brotherhood of Teamsters Convention

June 29, 2021
Teamsters 856 delegates representing every sector of our Local attended the 30th International Brotherhood of Teamsters Convention in June. Although the convention was held virtually, delegates from Teamster Locals across California and Nevada held a regional assembly in Las Vegas so that they could participate together. At the convention, in addition to nominating candidates forRead More >