¡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 >
Teamsters 856 proudly announces the merger of Teamsters Local 601 into Local 856 effective August 1, 2019. In June, Teamsters Local 601 members voted overwhelmingly to merge with Teamsters Local 856 to increase member strength, build on current Teamster Central Valley infrastructure, and advance organizing opportunities, while maintaining local control. The merger establishes the creationRead More >
Earlier this month, twelve members from Teamsters 856 attended the 2019 Western Regional Summer Institute on Union Women (SIUW) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada. Twelve Local 856 members had the experience of a lifetime at the 2019 Summer Institute on Union Women. The 2019 SIUW provided women from unions, workerRead More >