(PALO ALTO, Calif.) — This week, more than 150 security guards and dispatchers at one of the nation’s most prestigious health care facilities, Stanford Hospital, entered into an agreement with Teamsters Local 856 to provide representational services on behalf of these workers. The recently formed association, United Security Associates Union (USAU), comprises security guards and dispatchersRead More >
Marin County Probation Officers, joined by other safety officers, county employees, and labor organizations, will hold a rally and protest on Tuesday, October 4, calling on the County to provide living wages and stop the recent attempt to outsource critical Probation Department work.
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 >
Last week, 140 Teamsters 856 members at Eden Medical Center walked off the job as part of a one-day strike for patient care. The frontline Teamsters include respiratory care therapists, lab technicians, imaging technicians, and other health care professionals at the Castro Valley Hospital. Eden Medical Center Teamsters have detailed staffing shortages, lack of leadership, and shortages of PPERead More >
CASTRO VALLEY, CALIF. – Frontline health care workers, including respiratory care therapists, lab technicians, imaging technicians, and other health care professionals will strike Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley this Monday, December 14. The workers are 140 members of Teamsters 856 who have been in negotiations with the hospital for ten months for a new contract. “When we beganRead More >