Monthly Archives: February 2018

Persistence leads to victory in Contra Costa County

February 27, 2018

Not all victories happen quickly or seamlessly. Many require persistence and Teamsters who are willing to stay the course and fight back. Nishtha Wright, a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) for Contra Costa County learned this lesson firsthand last year. As an LVN, Nishtha is required to renew her license every two years. For years, sheRead More >

Settlement agreement with the City of Concord vindicates Local 856 members

February 26, 2018

Teamsters 856 recently reached a settlement agreement on two unfair practice charges filed against the City of Concord. In March 2016, when the city issued James Gravely, a maintenance worker member, a warning letter for wearing union insignia in the workplace, Teamsters 856 Vice President Rudy Gonzalez filed a charge with the Public Employees RelationsRead More >