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Governor Newsom Recognizes Teamsters in COVID-19 Fight

March 21, 2020

“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…”

Coronavirus “COVID-19” and Your Workplace

March 17, 2020

March 19, 2020 As you may have heard, tonight Governor Newsom issued a stay-at-home order covering all of California. (https://covid19.ca.gov/stay-home-except-for-essential-needs/) For those of you who live and/or work in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Sacramento, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, San Mateo and Solano Counties: this statewide stay-at-home order still exempts the same “essential services”Read More >

Hilton SF Union Square Concierges Join Local 856

July 18, 2019

Local 856 is excited to welcome new concierge members at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square to our union. The concierges join their front desk and office colleagues at the hotel who have long been Teamsters 856 members. “I was honored to represent my concierge colleagues at the official signing to join Local 856. We are excitedRead More >

Healthcare Side Letter Agreement Ratified

June 5, 2019

The new agreement is a proactive way to maintain reasonable health insurance rate options for Teamsters 856 members and to defend against ever-increasing health insurance premiums. It works to correct the existing inequality in the employer’s contribution to the various plans currently offered to members. The agreement works to establish equity of County contribution levels toward medicalRead More >

856 Steward speaks to Congress members about misuse of temp agency employees

January 31, 2017

On January 17, Shop Steward Lisa Day represented Local 856 at a Local Workforce Town Hall held at Teamsters Local 853 in Oakland. The event, attended by eight members of Congress (Representatives Mark DeSaulnier, Barbara Lee, Mike Thompson, Eric Swalwell, Jared Huffman, Mark Pocan, Debbie Dingell, and Donald Norcross) focused on challenges facing workers today.Read More >