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California Waste Solutions in San Jose Ratify New CBA!

On April 19, 2022, the 72-person California Waste Solutions (CWS)  drivers and mechanics unit in San Jose, California, voted by a near-unanimous decision in favor of their new collective bargaining agreement! “I would first like to thank the members at CWS – they were patient through the entire process.  They trusted their Local Union to […]
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Recology of the Coast Clerical Join Teamsters Local 350!

What began as an informational phone call in mid-March would quickly turn into an organizing campaign with the three-person clerical unit at the Pacifica-based Recology of the Coast voting in favor of joining the Teamster family by a 3-0 vote on April 21, 2022. “This election and the recent string of winning organizing campaigns in […]
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Last, Best & Final Proposal Rejected!

On Friday, March 4, 2022 the members of the Recology Golden Gate and Recology Sunset unit overwhelmingly rejected the employers last, best and final proposal. ⁣ ⁣ “Our members sent a strong, clear message to Recology by rejecting the company’s last, best, and final offer. They’re fed up with how Recology treats them, and how […]
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New CBA Ratified by Recology of the Coast Unit!

After almost nine (9) months of back-and-forth discussion revolving around improvements to contract language and hard-bargaining on economics, the Recology of the Coast unit members ratified their new five-year successor collective bargaining agreement by a 94% margin on March 3, 2022. “There was a considerable gap between the offers we were getting from the company […]
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BFI Ox Mountain Landfill Unit Ratify New CBA!

The Republic Services run BFI Ox Mountain Landfill is operated and maintained by a fifteen-person Teamsters Local 350 unit and is located off Highway 92 just three (3) miles east of Half Moon Bay. On March 2, 2022, the unit consisting of laborers, scale house operators, and class A drivers voted by a near-unanimous yes […]
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Member Profile: Antero “Terry” Ascenso

“I have always enjoyed getting up early in the morning to do my job and talking to my customers.” said Brother Antero “Terry” Ascenso, who is a forty-two (42) year veteran commercial garbage truck driver for the Waste Connections GreenTeam of West Valley unit in San Jose. “I pick up a lot of schools and […]
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BFI Newby Vote “Yes” On New CBA!

On February 2, 2022, the 50-person Republic Services/BFI Newby Island Recyclery unit in Milpitas, California, voted by an almost 95% margin in favor of the new agreement! “When it comes to negotiations with Republic Services, our members are always geared up for a fight. That’s why it is important as a local to match that intensity […]
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ALSCO Resoundingly Ratifies New CBA!

On December 28, 2021, the seventeen-member unit at the American Linen & Supply Company, also known as ALSCO, resoundingly voted to ratify a new five-year CBA with only one dissenting vote. The bargaining team was led by Business Representative Robert Sandoval and Brother Eric Taylor, a twenty-two (22) year veteran. “Throughout the pandemic, it became […]
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San Francisco proclaims October 26 as Teamsters Local 350 Day!

During the afternoon of October 26, 2021, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors officially declared it Teamsters Local 350 Day. Labor leaders, elected officials, and members gathered in front of the Joint Council 7 truck with San Francisco City Hall as the backdrop to commemorate the eighty-fifth anniversary of Teamsters Local 350 and to honor […]
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Recology South Valley Organics Join Teamsters Local 350!

On October 22, 2021, the eight-person Recology South Valley Organics unit located in Gilroy, CA voted unanimously to join Teamsters Local 350. “Organize, Organize, Organize – that’s been the rally cry of the Teamsters organization and a number one priority for me as an officer of Local 350,” said President Sergio Arrañaga. “This brave unit […]
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Member Profile – Jesus Mendoza

“My father showed me how to pull the truck up while on the route during the summertime when I was thirteen (13) years old. I have a lot of great memories of riding with him – watching him shift gears, tie-down produce loads until he switched to hauling garbage for Mill Valley Refuse Services.” recounts […]
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𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗲𝗿 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗟𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘀𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗣𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝗶𝗻 𝗦𝗮𝗻 𝗙𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗶𝘀𝗰𝗼!⁣

On Monday, September 27, 2021, Secretary-Treasurer John Bouchard and Business Agent Juan Coca attended a ceremony at San Francisco City Hall with Supervisor Ahsha Safai and Mayor London Breed 倫敦.布里德for the Mayor to sign legislation that protects work for Teamsters Local 350 members in San Francisco. ⁣ ⁣ “This legislation will help San Francisco get […]
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