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848 Member Speaks at White House

whitehouseEarlier this week, a Teamster walked into the White House – and what he said is being heard by the President and the entire labor movement. Alex Paz, port driver and member of Local 848, said the fight against wage theft and misclassification is growing as more workers get organized.

Check out this video of Alex talking about his White House visit. And read more here: http://ibt.io/gopaz 

2015 Union Job Fair

jobfairUNION JOB FAIR AT Teamster Local 848

Here is your opportunity to get hired by a UNION Company. Come to Teamsters Local 848 to find the job you have been seeking. Read the rest of this entry »

LEGOLAND® California Resort 2015

legolandTeamsters Local 848 members, get your LEGOLAND California Resort tickets for a discounted price off regular admission!

NLRB Ruling Announced 8-27-15

NLRBCompanies can be responsible for contracted workers. Huge victory for Unions!

In a landmark decision, the NLRB, in a 3-2 decision, has ruled that using outsourced labor does not relieve a company from responsibility for workplace violations. It all stems from a Silicon Valley waste management company, Browning-Ferris Industries, that used a subcontractor, Leadpoint Business Services, to staff a recycling center in Milpitas, California. According to the NLRB ruling, the companies would be considered “ joint employers”, meaning both companies could still be on the hook for labor violations and ultimately may be required to bargain with Unions representing those employees.
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