Posts Tagged: WCCUSD

Major back pay settlement reached for WCCUSD Teamster

January 15, 2020

Last month, Local 856 member, Teresa Rumberger received nearly $12,000 in back pay after she discovered her employer, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), had been paying her incorrectly for years. In addition to Teresa’s normal job duties as a classroom support aide for students with special needs, she administers toileting assistance toRead More >

Local 856 keeps cuts away from the classroom and saves school district jobs

August 5, 2019

After a Teamsters 856-led campaign that included West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) members, students, parents, and teachers joining forces, 25 graduate tutors will return to the classroom and learning centers this school year after facing all but certain cuts. “Fighting and winning makes me feel more encouraged to keep fighting when I feelRead More >

Local 856 member advocates for public school funding

May 24, 2019

  Tracey Kitaoka is a graduate tutor at West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD). Yesterday, she spoke at a WCCUSD press conference alongside a district teacher, parent, and members of the school board to demonstrate the impact charter schools have had on funding for educational programming for district students. In February, the WCCUSD Board passed aRead More >

Local 856 continues the fight to protect Teamster jobs at WCCUSD

March 22, 2019

Teamsters 856 is still in the fight to save the jobs of West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) graduate tutors. Since the plan to cut graduate tutor jobs was approved by the WCCUSD Board last December, Local 856 members have been working with parents, students, and staff to urge the Board to keep theirRead More >