Teamsters Local 315 Historical Archives

Thanks to the incredible record keeping of former Local 315 staff, we are proud to present you the history of our Local.

Teamsters Fourth Contract Proposal for UPSers

UPSers, The International Brotherhood of Teamsters Fourth Contract Negotiations (as of March 1st) for the National Master UPS Agreement is here!



315 News

  • Check-in: Overtime at Allied Waste

    Earlier this morning, Secretary-Treasurer Don E. Garcia, Trustee Carlos Borba, and Business Agent David Rodriguez made an important visit to Allied Garbage and Recycling in Pacheco to speak with members about the serious overtime issue.

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  • CTPAC’s Teamsters Legislative Breakfast 2018

    CTPAC’s Teamsters Legislative Breakfast 2018

    On Tuesday, the California Teamsters Public Affairs Council (CTPAC) hosted their annual legislative breakfast, inviting California Teamsters to hear special guest speakers running in the 2018 congressional election and important statewide and nationwide Teamster politics.

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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

Upcoming Events

Apr 7, 2018 9:00 am11:00 am Tickets Sale for Teamsters Day at the ParkHead over to our Martinez or Vallejo office from 9am-11am to snatch your tickets (6 ticket limit per member) for Battle of the Bay A's vs Giant's on Saturday, July 21st!
Apr 11, 2018 8:00 pm 9:00 pm April Membership MeetingHeld in our Martinez hall, Wednesday night at 8pm.
May 12, 2018 9:00 am10:00 am May Membership MeetingA Saturday morning meeting for those unable to attend meetings during the week.

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