Posts Tagged: West Contra Costa Unified School District

Members take action by contributing to Teamster D.R.I.V.E.

February 17, 2020

Over the last month, representatives from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters D.R.I.V.E. program visited Local 856 members at their worksites to speak about how the program supports Teamsters’ efforts to fight for workers’ rights through the political process. D.R.I.V.E. stands for Democrat, Republican, Independent, Voter Education and is the Teamsters’ political action committee. It isRead More >

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 >

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 >