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Contra Costa County Teamster Win Strong Contract

Worker Power and Collective Action Leads to Strong Win for Contra Costa County Teamsters After months of tough negotiations, the over 2,000 Contra Costa County members of Teamsters Local 856 won a strong contract in August of 2022. The victory comes after months of direct action from the workers of Contra Costa County, including twoRead More >

Member Highlight: Evelia Agredano

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 >

Le Méridien Workers Vote to Join Teamsters 856

Front-Office Staff at Le Méridien Hotel Vote to Become Members of Teamsters Local 856 On Thursday, June 2, the front-office staff at the famed upscale Le Méridien Hotel in San Francisco, CA overwhelmingly voted to become members of Teamsters Local 856, joining a growing movement of union hotels in the Bay Area. “We are proudRead More >