Monthly Archives: May 2016

Teamsters Take Over the Coliseum for Day at the Ballpark

May 31, 2016

More than 3,200 Teamsters and their families attended Teamster Day at the Ballpark at the Oakland Coliseum on May 21 for  a relaxing day with their union brothers and sisters at the game. Although the A’s fell to the Yankees, the day was still a success with members from Northwest Administrators, Contra Costa County, St.Read More >

Annual Membership Survey Results

May 31, 2016

Year after year Teamsters 856 members continue to take the Annual Membership Survey in record numbers, and 2016 was no different, with an all-time high level of participation. This year’s survey launched a little earlier than in previous years so that it could focus on upcoming the California Presidential Primary. “Our next president will make decisionsRead More >

856 Rep. Malia Vella Kicks Off Campaign for City Council

May 31, 2016

This is pretty exciting: our very own Staff Attorney/Public Policy Coordinator Malia Vella has decided to serve her community through public office and has announced her candidacy for Alameda City Council! Malia kicked off her campaign on May 22 with a packed open house event in Alameda that included attendees Assemblymember Rob Bonta, former AssemblymemberRead More >