Posts Tagged: Peter Finn

Solidarity and strength lead to strong new contract at Eckert Cold Storage

October 14, 2019

Congratulations to Local 856 members at Eckert Cold Storage Escalon! Members there ratified a strong new contract this month. Getting there was not easy, but the members stood strong and persisted. “After several months of difficult negotiations, we faced the most difficult challenges we have ever gone through with this company,” recalled Delia Elenes. DeliaRead More >

If we can come together, we can fight together

April 18, 2019

When you are on the right side of the fight, conflict can be a means to bring positive change — to change the status quo when the status quo is not good enough. Whether it’s growing inequality or politicians using race to turn workers against each other, we are certainly living through some challenging times.Read More >

Highlights from around Teamsters 856 – July 2018

August 9, 2018

Teamsters 856 honored for member solidarity Teamsters 856 is strong because 98% of the working people represented by our union have chosen to stand together as full Teamster members. In July, we were honored for having over 90% full membership alongside other local unions at the California Labor Federation’s 2018 Biennial Convention. Local 856 Political DirectorRead More >

Statement from Teamsters 856 Secretary-Treasurer/Principal Officer Peter Finn

June 27, 2018

Response to today’s controversial decision by the United States Supreme Court in favor of corporate special interests and against working people: “Today the Supreme Court ruled in a case that was funded by billionaire corporate special interests whose sole agenda is to dismantle unions so they can turn good public-sector jobs into low-paying work with little orRead More >