Teamsters Local 856, one of the largest Teamster locals in California, today announced a strategic partnership with Rideshare Drivers United (RDU), a 20,000-member driver-led organization focused on full labor rights for app-based workers.
Step in the Right Direction Not a Substitute for Human Operators (SAN FRANCISCO) – The following is a statement from Peter Finn, Teamsters Western Region International Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 856, regarding the California Dept. of Motor Vehicles’ decision to suspend the autonomous vehicle company Cruise’s license to operate in the CityRead More >
Fixed collections workers at American Red Cross in Pleasanton have voted to join Teamsters Local 856. Pleasanton Red Cross workers join fixed collections workers in Newark who became members of Local 856 one day prior.
(SAN FRANCISCO) After more than eight months of negotiations and days before a potential strike, Teamsters at the San Francisco Zoo voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new four-year contract. “Nothing was given to us,” said Katy Tordsen, San Francisco Zoo Animal Keeper. “The improvements in this contract were won by the unwavering support of eachRead More >
American Airlines SFO Teamsters 856 members joined thousands of passenger service workers in a nationwide day of action. The event, held at airports across the country, aimed to urge American Airlines to prioritize negotiations and provide a just contract for its workers.