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856 Members Join Young Workers for Chicago Summit

April 28, 2015

In March, Teamsters 856 members, Mariko Davis, Elena Hernandez, and Joi Razon, traveled with Political Director Trish Blinstrub and Public Policy Coordinator Malia Vella to take part in the in the Next Up Young Worker Summit in Chicago. The four-day event brought together more than 1,000 union workers age 35 and under from across theRead More >

Members make the best organizers

February 3, 2015

Teamsters 856’s membership continues to rise with the addition of more than 1,000 new members through organizing victories over the last year. Since Mount Diablo Unified School District and City of Santa Rosa employees joined last spring, the Local has welcomed five additional groups including new members working for City of Walnut Creek, City ofRead More >

Members give big to Solidarity Fund

November 26, 2014

Teamsters 856 members gave big in the last two months, raising $4325 for the Solidarity Fund at the Thanksgiving Meetings and steward appreciation events. Thanksgiving Meetings Last week, Local 856’s annual Thanksgiving Meetings in South San Francisco and Rancho Cordova drew more than 500 members bringing food and toys for donation to needy union familiesRead More >

Teamster Aircraft Technicians Protest United Airlines

November 25, 2014

Aviation maintenance professionals working in San Francisco and Los Angeles will traded  their tools for picket signs to protest stalled negotiations with United Airlines this morning. Aircraft mechanics, represented by Teamster Local Unions 856 and 986, called for a picket of departure terminals at both San Francisco and Los Angeles International Airports on one of theRead More >

General Election 2014 Endorsements

August 5, 2014

Teamsters 856 thoroughly vets all endorsements of candidates and ballot measures. Make sure that your vote is for working families. Statewide Offices Statewide Ballot Measures Congressional Candidates Assembly Candidates State Senate Candidates Local Endorsements STATEWIDE OFFICES* Denotes Incumbent Governor: *Jerry Brown (D) LT Governor: *Gavin Newsom (D) Attorney General: *Kamala Harris (D) Secretary of State:Read More >