For the fourth year in a row, a group of Teamsters 856 women have represented our Local at the Summer Institute for Union Women. Check out their thoughts on the experience in this video!
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 >
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 >
The Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust Fund has come a long way since it was started by a handful Teamsters in the brewery industry in 1955 with $500,000. Today the fund remains strongly in the green zone with nearly $37 billion in assets and is the largest multi-employer defined benefit pension plan in theRead More >
On May 20, after a hard-fought 11-month campaign, direct care staff at Edgewood Center for Children and Families in San Francisco finally got the news they’ve been waiting for — they are officially Teamsters. “It feels so incredible to finally be able to call ourselves Teamsters,” said Residential Counselor Ashley Nims. “We’ve been working forRead More >