Secretary-Treasurer Don E. Garcia checks in with members at Sheldon Gas. These folks are the technicians and drivers behind delivering and servicing your propane tanks!Read More
Secretary-Treasurer Don E. Garcia, Business Agents Mike Hughes and Nick Berry joined forces with California labor leaders yesterday to protect the Dynamex decision by speak with assembly members and senators in Sacramento.Read More
Teamsters Local 315 members pushed for contract offers from the company guaranteeing safety and parity among workers. The 4 various contracts within Contra Cost Country included West County Resource Recovery, West Contra Costa Sanitary Landfill (Golden Bear Transfer Station), and Richmond Sanitary Services’ (RSS) separated Garbage and Recycling Division.
With guided experience of International Brotherhood of Teamsters Solid Waste Representative Carlos Borba, Business Agent David Rodriguez embarked on what would become a 6-month crusade with in juggling contract negotiations between the various worksites. The biggest concerns voiced by members included parity with coworkers and working conditions with an emphasis on safety. The Garbage and Recycle Division at RSS bargain on two separate contracts, with the same job responsibilities and had unequal contract offers. Working conditions were a large issue due to stories from Local 315’s membership that shined light on problematic practices.
Business Agent David Rodriguez, who represents all the worksites, proudly mentioned that “members in each individual contract stood together regarding parity for each union brother and sister to have a good living wage. We had an impending strike, but with workers who continued to stand strong, we won a good contract.”Read More
See more weight management tips from Kaiser Permanente at kp.org/weight!Read More
Last Sunday, President Alberto Ruiz and Business Agent Nick Berry led UPS members in an informational meeting, exploring the final UPS offer and clarifying members’ questions.Read More
Happy Friday! Remember, we hold membership meetings on the 2nd Wednesday of each month! Next meeting will be Wednesday September 12th at 8pm in our Vallejo office!Read More
Teamsters Local 315 is in extended contract negotiations with Republic Services and is far from a settlement for workers in the Recycling Division at Richmond Sanitary Service. A strike is anticipated and we ask for community solidarity.Read More
After holding a steward’s election for Allied Waste (Garbage) drivers in Pacheco, the members nominated Chris Mann to lead his co-workers.Read More
UPS Rising highlights the benefits of the new contract offer, protecting members from harassment and excessive overtime. To view the entire proposed national agreement, go to: ibt.io/agreementRead More
315 members from East Bay Sanitary meet their new Business Agent David Rodriguez before their shift. East Bay Sanitary is a family-owned garbage collection service that serves the city of El Cerrito.Read More