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856 Vice President Honored

July 19, 2015

On Friday, July 17, the San Francisco Living Wage Coalition honored 856 Vice President Rudy Gonzalez with its Labor Man of the Year award at its annual fundraiser. SEIU 1021’s Vice President of Politics, Alysabeth Alexander, received the Labor Woman of the Year award. “I’m humbled,” Gonzalez said of the recognition. “The Living Wage CoalitionRead More >

Crowne Plaza Members’ Perseverance Leads to Strong Contract

July 15, 2015

Crowne Plaza SFO Teamsters 856 members are celebrating the ratification of their new collective bargaining agreement this month after enduring multiple management changes and sales of the hotel which resulted in challenging negotiations. “I’m so happy,” said Shop Steward Ana Guzman. “Our benefits are secure now – this is why we work, to provide forRead More >

SF Building Inspectors Latest Group to Join 856

June 12, 2015

Teamsters 856 is now proud to include sixty-four City & County of San Francisco Building Inspectors among its membership. “It’s a whole new beginning for us,” said Building Inspector Ed Donnelly, who’s been with the City for nine years. After previously bargaining with the City as an independent association, the group recognized the need toRead More >

856 UAL Teamsters Rally at Shareholders’ Meeting

June 10, 2015

United Airlines Teamsters 856 Members, Principal Officer Peter Finn, Representatives Javier Lectora, and Juan Escobar joined their United Airlines Teamsters brothers and sisters from across the country today in Chicago at the company’s shareholder meeting to tell United to stop dragging its feet in negotiations. “As employees and shareholders of this company, we have a long-termRead More >