Santa Rosa public employees group vote to affiliate with Teamsters 856

For Immediate Release
March 10, 2020

Contact: Crystal Young, (650) 580-7083 or

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 valuable services throughout the City of Santa Rosa.

The affiliation agreement means SRMA members will stand with 450 existing Santa Rosa Teamsters, and over 17,000 members represented by Local 856 throughout Northern California.

“We are excited SRMA is joining our union,” said Local 856 Secretary-Treasurer/Principal Officer Peter Finn. “The addition of SRMA will help us continue to build power for all Teamsters 856 members in the City of Santa Rosa.”


Founded in 1949, Teamsters Local 856 represents more than 17,000 hardworking members in the San Francisco Bay Area, North Bay, Sacramento, and Central Valley communities.