News & Publications

Major back pay settlement reached for WCCUSD Teamster

January 15, 2020

Last month, Local 856 member, Teresa Rumberger received nearly $12,000 in back pay after she discovered her employer, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), had been paying her incorrectly for years. In addition to Teresa’s normal job duties as a classroom support aide for students with special needs, she administers toileting assistance toRead More >

Member Spotlight: Judy Frazier, Eden Medical Center

January 10, 2020

Judy Frazier has been an active member of Local 856 at Eden Medical Center since she and her coworkers first became Teamsters 19 years ago. Judy was a part of the original negotiations team for their first union contract and has been a shop steward since the very beginning. Read on to learn more aboutRead More >

Local 856 Food Processing Division Organizing Training

December 20, 2019

We held our first Local 856 Food Processing Division (FPD) Organizing Training in Stockton early this month. During the training, members of the FPD learned the organizing fundamentals they need to build Teamster power in their workplaces. Thank you to everyone who attended!

Happy Holidays from Teamsters 856!

December 18, 2019

Starting with our annual Thanksgiving meetings in November and ending with our Food Processing Division Christmas Gift Giveaways this week, Local 856 members have celebrated the holiday season together at festive meetings in Sacramento, South San Francisco, Yuba City, and Stockton. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!