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Jan 17, 2019, 14:48 ET Teamsters Joint Council 7 Endorses London Breed For Mayor

Teamsters Joint Council 7 has issued its early endorsement of Mayor London Breed for reelection. Breed has worked tirelessly to advocate for working...


Dec 19, 2018, 16:14 ET Teamsters Disaster Relief Helps Victims Of California Fire

Members of Teamsters Local 2010 who lost their homes in the recent Camp Fire received $1,000 checks on Monday, December 17, from the Teamsters Joint...


Sep 27, 2018, 14:28 ET Teamsters Applaud Ruling On A.B. 219

After more than two years of legal battles, Teamsters Joint Council 7 is commending the recent decision by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to ...


Sep 24, 2018, 17:02 ET Teamster Shuttle Drivers For High-Tech Companies Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract

Members of Teamsters Local 853 who are shuttle bus drivers for high-tech companies have ratified a strong agreement including wage increases and a...


Aug 23, 2018, 17:34 ET Teamster Shuttle Drivers For High Tech Companies Hold Action For A Fair Contract

Teamsters led an action in the Castro section of the city today to protest working conditions for high tech bus drivers. The 600 members of Teamsters ...


Aug 15, 2018, 16:18 ET Teamsters Push Back On Corporate Opposition To Supreme Court's Landmark Dynamex Decision

Dozens of Teamsters from locals throughout Northern California, as well as port drivers from L.A./Long Beach, took part in a lobby day in Sacramento...


Mar 21, 2018, 04:35 ET Teamster Shuttle Drivers For High-Tech Companies To Negotiate Master Contract

Negotiations for a contract covering Teamster drivers in Silicon Valley will get under way this week. The drivers operate shuttle buses transporting...


Feb 27, 2018, 04:55 ET Teamsters Applaud NLRB's Reinstatement Of Joint Employer Standard

The National Labor Relations Board has vacated a decision that overturned Browning-Ferris, a landmark joint employer ruling that resulted from a 2013 ...


Jan 22, 2018, 11:15 ET UNFI Drivers In California Choose Teamsters Local 853 Representation

Drivers with the largest natural and organic food supplier in the United States, United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI), have chosen representation by...


Jan 18, 2018, 04:51 ET Teamsters Statement On Bus Attack Impacting Teamster Drivers, Tech Shuttle Passengers

Teamster shuttle bus drivers safely navigated through an apparent pellet gun attack on commuter shuttle buses this week along Highway 280. Buses...


Dec 13, 2017, 09:37 ET Teamsters Proud To Partner With Robotics Innovators In San Francisco

California Teamsters are applauding the passage of legislation by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors this week that will create a permitting...


Dec 12, 2017, 10:23 ET Teamsters Joint Council 7 Mourns Loss Of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

The following is a statement by Teamsters Joint Council 7 President Rome Aloise on the news that San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passed away early this...


Dec 12, 2017, 09:59 ET Teamsters Applaud Santa Clara County VTA Vote For Shuttle Safety, Transit Planning

The Teamsters Union applauds the passage of a commuter shuttle policy by the Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) that will...


Dec 08, 2017, 14:55 ET Teamsters Joint Council 7 Endorses Gavin Newsom For California Governor

Teamsters Joint Council 7 is proud to endorse Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom for governor of California. "Gavin Newsom has the experience,...


Jun 15, 2017, 11:02 ET Teamsters Joint Council 7 Official Statement On Shooting At UPS Facility

The following is the official statement of Teamsters Joint Council President Rome Aloise on the workplace shooting that occurred yesterday at a San...


Apr 17, 2017, 12:23 ET Teamsters Local 665 Files For Election At Chariot

More than 130 commuter shuttle drivers with Chariot will have the opportunity to vote for Teamster representation in the coming weeks, after the...


Mar 17, 2017, 17:05 ET Lyft Drivers Win $27 Million Settlement After Teamsters Seek Greater Award

A federal judge has approved a $27 million monetary settlement in a class-action lawsuit against Lyft, after Teamsters and Lyft drivers filed legal...


Jan 31, 2017, 12:05 ET Teamsters Joint Council 7 Stands Up For Immigrant Workers

In the wake of the Trump administration's executive orders on immigration, Teamsters Joint Council 7 reaffirmed its commitment to protecting...


Jan 16, 2017, 15:50 ET Teamsters At San Francisco International Airport Vote To Strike

Teamsters employed as auditors, cashiers and office personnel have voted unanimously to reject a final contract offer from the parking facility...


Sep 14, 2016, 12:15 ET Drivers For Bauer's Intelligent Transportation Choose Teamsters Union

Drivers with Bauer's Intelligent Transportation are the latest workers in the tech transportation industry to choose Teamsters representation, after...


Aug 26, 2016, 09:51 ET Northern California Construction Teamsters Ratify Agreement

Construction Teamsters in Northern California and Nevada have ratified an agreement with the United Contractors Association and the Associated...


Aug 01, 2016, 11:19 ET Ready Mix Workers Get Set To Strike

Northern California Ready Mix drivers have turned down a last, best and final offer from Central and Cemex Ready Mix companies. The contract would...


Jun 16, 2016, 04:33 ET Teamsters Applaud National Labor Relations Board On 'Mixed-Guard' Ruling

The Teamsters Union is applauding the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Washington, D.C., for its decision in the case of Loomis Armored US,...


Apr 22, 2016, 04:39 ET Uber Drivers In California Seek To Form Association With Teamsters

After receiving overwhelming outreach from Uber drivers, representatives of Teamsters Joint Council 7 have announced plans to form an association for ...


Apr 07, 2016, 05:27 ET Teamsters: Judge Denies Preliminary Approval Of Lyft Class-Action Settlement

Today, a federal judge denied preliminary approval of a proposed Lyft class-action settlement that would continue to misclassify Lyft employees in...