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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 >

Governor Newsom Recognizes Teamsters in COVID-19 Fight

“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 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 >

Santa Rosa public employees group vote to affiliate with Teamsters 856

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 10, 2020 Contact: Crystal Young, (650) 580-7083 or cyoung@ibt856.org Santa Rosa, Calif. – SRMA, an association of public employees in Santa Rosa, has voted to affiliate with Teamsters 856. The 135-member association includes professionals who work in public works, planning and economic development, housing and community services, recreation and parks, and other departments providing valuableRead More >

Big grievance win for Contra Costa County lead custodians

Last month, three Contra Costa County Teamsters won their grievance when an arbitrator agreed with Local 856 that the members had been working outside of their classification for several years resulting in wage increases and backpay. Yoosef Surney, Kelvin Daniels, and Ronald Redmond were each promoted to lead custodian in Contra Costa County in 2006.Read More >