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Teamsters Statement on Murder of George Floyd

(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from James P. Hoffa, Teamsters General President, and Marcus King, Director of the Teamsters Human Rights and Diversity Commission. “This past week marked another tragic time in our nation’s history with the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Unfortunately, this is just the latest incident of an unwarrantedRead More >

Peter Finn appointed to SF COVID Task Force

San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Board of Supervisors President Norman Yee have appointed Local 856 Secretary-Treasurer and Principal Officer Peter Finn to the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force. The task force is charged with guiding San Francisco’s efforts through the COVID-19 recovery to sustain and revive local businesses and employment, mitigate the economic hardships already affecting the most vulnerableRead More >

Teamsters 856 Members on Frontlines of COVID-19 Crisis

As the COVID-19 crisis severely impacts the economy, drastically alters our daily lives, and creates anxiety around the health and safety of our families, thousands upon thousands of Local 856 members are on the frontlines, stepping up to the fight and providing the essential services necessary for all of us to get through this challengingRead More >

Alameda County Prosecutors Affiliate with Teamsters 856

Alameda County – The 150-member Alameda County Prosecutors Association affiliated with Teamsters 856 this week. The district attorneys work each day to keep the community safe by ensuring justice for victims and the 1.6 million residents of Alameda County. The Association, which was recently formed, chose to affiliate with Teamsters 856 as result of theRead More >