Monthly Archives: September 2022

Teamsters Celebrate Passing of SB 490: The Buy American Food Act

September 28, 2022

Statement from Peter Finn, Teamster Food Processing Division Director and Teamsters Local 856 Secretary-Treasurer on the passing of SB 490 – The Buy American Food Act: “The Teamsters Food Processing Division thanks Governor Gavin Newsom for signing SB 490 to strengthen Buy American requirements for school meals. Once again, California leads the nation and isRead More >

Contra Costa County Teamster Win Strong Contract

September 1, 2022

Worker Power and Collective Action Leads to Strong Win for Contra Costa County Teamsters After months of tough negotiations, the over 2,000 Contra Costa County members of Teamsters Local 856 won a strong contract in August of 2022. The victory comes after months of direct action from the workers of Contra Costa County, including twoRead More >