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Stanford Hospital security guards and dispatchers join forces with Teamsters 856

(PALO ALTO, Calif.) — This week, more than 150 security guards and dispatchers at one of the nation’s most prestigious health care facilities, Stanford Hospital, entered into an agreement with Teamsters Local 856 to provide representational services on behalf of these workers. The recently formed association, United Security Associates Union (USAU), comprises security guards and dispatchersRead More >

Teamsters Announce Legislation to Protect Workers and California Roads

On Monday, January 30, Local 856 members joined hundreds of fellow Teamsters and lawmakers at the State Capitol to highlight the introduction of Teamster-sponsored legislation that would require human operators to be present in autonomous vehicles (AVs) weighing over 10,000 pounds. “Here’s the bottom line: big corporations are trying to implement autonomous vehicles for oneRead More >