Posts Tagged: Secretary-Treasurer/Principal Officer

Secretary-Treasurer’s Report: Teamsters 856 grows to 17,000 members

August 6, 2019

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 >

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 >

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 >