Republic Services' Negotiations Update

After turning down Republic Services' offer, members vote in favor of future actions.

Our Contract, Our Fight

This letter provides an update on the UPS Negotiations and the proposed strike vote.

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315 News

  • Republic Services Contract Negotiations Update

    Republic Services Contract Negotiations Update

    Teamsters Local 315 attended federal mediation to finalize negotiations last week, but the negotiations reached impasse as the Union’s concerns for safety, stopping subcontracting, and equality amongst workers are not heard.

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Executive Update

  • Richmond Republic Services Contract Negotiations Kickoff

    Starting tomorrow, contract negotiations begin for Republic Services within Richmond, affecting Teamsters Local 315 members at West County Resource and Recovery (WCRR), Golden Bear Transfer Station (GBTS), and Richmond Sanitary Service (RSS).  To kick off the bargaining marathon for four contract proposals, Teamsters and Republic will be commencing with WCRR and GBTS.

    The contract proposal discussion points will comprise of wages, benefits, and working conditions. During these negotiations, we want to put much emphasis on working conditions, due to workers’ interests in avoiding serious injuries and retaining a union strong workplace.  The key to our success this year will be highlighting two main concerns around working conditions: worker safety and outsourcing work. These are the Union’s main concerns during discussions due to stories from membership that shined light on problematic practices.

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About 315

Chartered as a General Local in 1936 Teamsters Local 315 represents over 4,500 members primarily in Contra Costa, Napa, & Solano Counties, including members in various other regions of the San Francisco Bay Area.

We are very proud of our history and thankful to the retirees who helped build this local union. We will continue to organize, stay politically active, and fight for economic and social justice.

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“We work to represent our hardworking members, and continue to fight for basic decency and respect on the job.” -Alberto Ruiz & Don E. Garcia

Upcoming Meeting and Events

  • 13th Jun 2018 8:00:pmJune Membership Meeting
    Location: 445 Nebraska St

    Please join us in Vallejo for June's meeting!

  • 11th Jul 2018 8:00:pmJuly Membership Meeting
    Location: 2727 Alhambra Ave

    Hear the latest 315 updates from your Business Agents!

  • 21st Jul 2018 6:00:pmTeamsters Day in the Park: Battle of the Bay
    Location: 7000 Coliseum Way

    Enjoy a Battle of the Bay game with your family and extended Teamster fam! Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 7th, 9am-11am and will be available in our Martinez and Vallejo offices. Tickets are limited!

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