Posts Tagged: WCCUSD

Rally in support of graduate tutors ahead of the WCCUSD Board of Education’s vote on whether to eliminate the jobs of 50 educators

March 18, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Veronica Diaz (831) 840-3966 | VDiaz@ibt856.org WHAT: The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education will vote on Superintendent Matthew Duffy’s proposal to cut 50 graduate tutor positions. Parents, students, staff and teachers will rally before the meeting to urge the Board to keep cuts out of school classroomsRead More >

West Contra Costa Unified School District Board to cast final vote on eliminating essential educators

March 12, 2019

Board’s plan would have a devastating impact on English Learner students and children from immigrant families For Immediate Release March 12, 2019                                                            Contact: Veronica Diaz, (831) 840-33966; VDiaz@ibt856.org                    Richmond, Calif. – In December, West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Superintendent Matt Duffy made a proposal to the Board of Education to cut graduate tutors. TheRead More >

Members helping members keeps Local 856 strong

January 31, 2019

January 2019 In January, Teamster 856 members from the Contra Costa County and West Contra Costa Unified School District Strength in Numbers committees met again for a morning of training in the Local 856 field office in Martinez. The training was kicked off with a welcome by Local 856 Secretary-Treasurer/Principal Officer Peter Finn. Sally PayneRead More >

WCCUSD Teamster wins backpay in grievance settlement

September 13, 2018

Magdalena Perez is one of the lucky ones — she wakes up every morning excited to get to work. “I come in feeling so energetic,” said Magdalena. “I like the commotion and the energy, and I take a lot of pride in making sure the building is clean.” Magdalena began as a lunch worker atRead More >

Teamsters 856 Endorses Three Candidates in the WCCUSD School Board Election

September 4, 2018

Teamsters 856 has joined a coalition of local labor unions to put their support behind West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education candidates: Valerie Cuevas, Madeline Kronenberg, and Consuelo Lara. Local 856 represents over 2,000 of WCCUSD’s classified employees. In addition to Teamsters 856, the labor coalition includes the United Teachers of Richmond, TeamstersRead More >