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Food Processing Division Members Ratify Historic Contract Extension

July 29, 2021

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 >

Eden Medical Center Teamsters to Strike Monday

December 10, 2020

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 >

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 >