Liquor Drivers Ratify First Contract
Liquor Drivers Ratify First Contract

After voting to unionize in 2021 by a vote of 17 to 1, the 25 drivers from Zephyr Express (Winebow) in Benicia unanimously ratified their first contract March, 2022. These drivers deliver alcohol to grocery stores, BevMo stores, and other liquor retailers. “We believe that the talks went smoothly precisely because of the resolve these... Read more »

Part-Timers At UPS Protest Pay Cuts In SF
Part-Timers At UPS Protest Pay Cuts In SF

On February 23, about 50 part-time UPSers from Local 315 met up that early Wednesday morning in Richmond, California to be bussed to the UPS Center in San Francisco. The bus was chartered by our local union to meet at the UPS building for a “Day of Action” to protest the pay cuts the part-timers... Read more »

Long Talks with Republic Finally Completed
Long Talks with Republic Finally Completed

Story is from Teamsters Joint Council 7 website It might have taken ten months, with the union soliciting support from local city officials while simultaneously filing charges of unfair labor practices through the Labor Board, but Local 315 business reps and members who work at Republic Services in Richmond finally have a contract. The agreement... Read more »

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315 News

  • Members at Giusto’s Ratify Contract

    On October 19, 2023, the 11 members at Giusto’s Specialty Foods, an organic and natural bakery ingredient company in South San Francisco. The Local 315 members voted and ratified the tentative agreement negotiated between the Company and Local 315’s Business Agents Jeremy Rich and Nick Berry. The renewed contract includes … Read More

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  • Members at Giusto’s Ratify Tentative Agreement

    Members at Giusto’s Ratify Tentative Agreement

    On October 19, 2023, the 11 members at Giusto’s Specialty Foods, located in South San Francisco, voted to ratify the tentative agreement between the Company and Local 315. This two-year agreement, which increased the total compensation package by 22%, included increases to wages, employer contribution to healthcare, and pension contribution. … Read More

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Executive Update

  • Executive Memo

    The Coronavirus crisis has highlighted the critical role of your work in relation to maintaining
    safe and healthy communities. We always knew our daily work was essential – as well as
    difficult – it’s gratifying to see more community recognition of that reality.

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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

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