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TEAMSTERS PRESS RELEASE: Teamsters, Lyft Drivers Applaud Decision Protecting Workers

April 9, 2016 by

(SAN FRANCISCO) –– Today, a federal judge denied preliminary approval of a proposed Lyft class-action settlement that would continue to misclassify Lyft employees in California as independent contractors. The decision comes after the Teamsters Union… Read More

Supreme Court Issues Split Decision in Friedrichs v. CTA; Public Sector Unions and Employers May Continue to Negotiate Union Security

March 29, 2016 by

The Supreme Court has issued a 4-4 decision in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, a case that threatened to upend forty years of public sector collective bargaining by imposing “right to work” on all state,… Read More

Teamster Tech Drivers are Making Strides

December 28, 2015 by

Silicon Valley shuttle bus drivers who organized with Teamsters Local 853 will have some well-deserved blessings to count as the year comes to an end. Almost 200 drivers who provide shuttle services for tech giants… Read More

Highlights of the new CFRA Regulations

June 22, 2015 by

Beeson, Tayer & Bodine Partner Dale Brodsky, who is a member of the Fair Employment and Housing Council recently issued a bulletin regarding upcoming CFRA changes. The California Fair Employment and Housing Council recently amended… Read More

Teamsters FedEx

March 22, 2015 by

After a hard-fought campaign in which FedEx Freight spared no resource and took every opportunity to delay and deny the employees their right to organize, a group of 50 drivers at FedEx Freight’s Stockton, California… Read More

Time to Celebrate with Some Union Wine

March 12, 2015 by

Nearly 50 workers at the Constellation Brands Woodbridge Winery have joined the ranks of Teamsters Local 601. Constellation Brands is one of the largest wineries in the United States and produces some of the finest… Read More

Teamsters Local 853 Organizes Facebook Shuttle Drivers

December 17, 2014 by

Shuttle bus drivers employed in the Silicon Valley / San Francisco Bay Area to transport Facebook employees have voted overwhelmingly to join the ranks of Teamsters Local 853 to improve their wages and working conditions…. Read More