Monthly Archives: July 2019

Local 856 Principal Officer appointed as Secretary-Treasurer of Joint Council 7

July 25, 2019

In June, Teamsters 856 Principal Officer Peter Finn was appointed Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Joint Council 7. Finn previously served as the recording secretary on the seven-member Joint Council 7 Board headed by President Dave Hawley. Teamsters Joint Council 7 represents more than 100,000 members in 22 Local Unions in 48 counties of Northern California, andRead More >

Hilton SF Union Square Concierges Join Local 856

July 18, 2019

Local 856 is excited to welcome new concierge members at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square to our union. The concierges join their front desk and office colleagues at the hotel who have long been Teamsters 856 members. “I was honored to represent my concierge colleagues at the official signing to join Local 856. We are excitedRead More >

Local 856 members fight against worker misclassification at the state capitol

July 13, 2019

“When we fight, we win!” chanted hundreds of people outside the State Capitol on Wednesday, July 10th. Amongst those people were seventeen Local 856 members, who joined other working people, unions, and organizations in the effort to pass Assembly Bill 5 (AB5). Teamsters turned out in force to lobby legislators to pass Assembly Bill 5Read More >