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Taking on Sutter at Eden Medical Center

In December, 140 Teamsters 856 frontline health care workers at Sutter Eden Medical Center, that include respiratory therapists, lab techs, imaging techs, and other Teamsters health care professionals, took to the streets, striking the hospital to demand fair treatment.  The decision to strike was forced by Sutter Eden Medical Center’s lack of leadership at the upper management level that resulted in chronic understaffingRead More >

Eden Medical Center Members Hold One-Day Strike

Last week, 140 Teamsters 856 members at Eden Medical Center walked off the job as part of a one-day strike for patient care. The frontline Teamsters include respiratory care therapists, lab technicians, imaging technicians, and other health care professionals at the Castro Valley Hospital. Eden Medical Center Teamsters have detailed staffing shortages, lack of leadership, and shortages of PPERead More >

Eden Medical Center Teamsters to Strike Monday

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 >

Stop Corporate Greed: Yes on 15 / No on 22

Election Day is one week away and it’s our opportunity to vote for pro-worker candidates and measures and defeat those that will undermine everything we’ve worked to accomplish. There are two very important propositions on the ballot that I am asking you as a Teamsters 856 member to pay close attention to. YES on PropRead More >

Eden Medical Center Local 856 members informational picket

Take Action this Labor Day

Labor Day is a time when we take a moment to reflect on all that can be accomplished when working people stand together and push forward for progress. However, our fight is never over, and the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for strong unions and worker protections. At Local 856, we are proud toRead More >