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 »
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 »
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 »
Local 315 still has four (4) $2,000 Scholarships available, with printable applications posted below. Applications will be available September 18th, 2023 and the deadline to submit an application is October 31st, 2023 by 1:30pm. Application Eligibility Requirements: 1. Teamster Local 315 members OR their sons and daughters currently enrolled as … Read MoreRead More
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 … Read MoreRead More
Joint Council 7 is pleased to announce the Annual Teamsters Joint Council 7 Harry Polland/Bob Morales Scholarship Fund. This program will provide $1,000 to the child of one member in each of the following affiliated Local Unions: 70, 87, 137, 150, 315, 350, 386, 431, 439, 517, 533, 665, 853, … Read MoreRead More
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