We are proud to highlight Evelia Agredano, School Community Outreach Worker at Lincoln Elementary, and the Teamsters of the West Contra Costa Unified School District. Over the 4th of July weekend, Lincoln Elementary was badly vandalized. Evelia, along with other Teamsters Local 856 members, volunteered their Saturday to clean up the school site and haveRead More >
Local 856 Food Processing Teamsters recently ratified an important contract extension, which guarantees the largest across-the-board wage increase in the history of the contract. The Teamsters Cannery Council agreement, which covers 10,000 Local 856 and Local 948 Teamsters working at canneries throughout the Central Valley, also ensures no increases to healthcare costs and maintains importantRead More >
CASTRO VALLEY, CALIF. – Frontline health care workers, including respiratory care therapists, lab technicians, imaging technicians, and other health care professionals will strike Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley this Monday, December 14. The workers are 140 members of Teamsters 856 who have been in negotiations with the hospital for ten months for a new contract. “When we beganRead More >
“These guys are focusing on you more than their families.”
Tonight, Gov. Newsom recognized the Teamsters in the statewide efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
“From farm to fork, making sure you’re fed, making sure you should feel good and confident that the stocking of our shelves is going to be abundant…”