Today, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 5 into law. The new law helps protect working people from being misclassified as independent contractors by corporations that want to deny them basic labor protections like overtime and the right to become union members. Through multiple visits to the Capitol, Local 856 members worked alongside unionRead More >
On Thursday, September 12, 2019, over 100 Teamsters 856 Food Processing Division members at Eckert Cold Storage in Escalon staged a lunchtime solidarity action in their fight for a fair contract.
¡Sí se puede! Local 856 Food Processing Division members at Eckert Cold Storage in Escalon have pledged to stand together in their fight for a fair contract with their employer.
After a Teamsters 856-led campaign that included West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) members, students, parents, and teachers joining forces, 25 graduate tutors will return to the classroom and learning centers this school year after facing all but certain cuts. “Fighting and winning makes me feel more encouraged to keep fighting when I feelRead More >
July was busy but rewarding for Local 856 shop stewards in the airline industry. Worksite leaders from American Airlines, Air Canada, and United Airlines gathered at the Teamsters 856 union hall in San Bruno to receive trainings on a range of topics, such as the laws surrounding their union contracts and how to resolve conflictsRead More >