We held our first Local 856 Food Processing Division (FPD) Organizing Training in Stockton early this month. During the training, members of the FPD learned the organizing fundamentals they need to build Teamster power in their workplaces. Thank you to everyone who attended!
On Thursday, September 12, 2019, over 100 Teamsters 856 Food Processing Division members at Eckert Cold Storage in Escalon staged a lunchtime solidarity action in their fight for a fair contract.
With the August 1st completion of the merger of Teamsters 601 into Local 856, at 17,000 members strong, our Local Union is now among the largest Teamster Locals in all of California. Our new fellow Local 856 members work in the food processing industry in the Central Valley and the Local 856 Food Processing Division willRead More >