Independent Review Officer's
Decision Regarding
Secretary-Treasurer Rome Aloise

The Independent Review Officer Barbara S. Jones issued a decision on December 22 to suspend International Vice President Rome Aloise for bringing reproach upon the Union for a period of two years from all Teamster positions, including Teamsters International Vice President, President of Teamsters Joint Council 7 and Secretary-Treasurer of Local 853, as well as his appointments as Director of the Dairy Conference and the Food Processing Division. Local 853’s Executive Board will take the proper steps to fill the vacancy as set forth in the Local’s Bylaws.

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Notice to All Local 853 Members

At the February 8, 2018, membership meeting, a vote will be taken on amendments to the Teamsters Local 853 By-Laws.

Record Crowd for Membership Appreciation

New Contracts and Organizing

Gillig Opens New Facility -
Keeps Teamster Jobs in Bay Area

Local 853 Marks 80 Years of Growth and Member Strength!

MORE SILICON VALLEY SHUTTLE DRIVERS JOIN TEAMSTERS LOCAL 853

Salesforce Drivers Contract Ratified!

SFMTA Makes Shuttle Program Permanent
Labor Harmony for the Tech Commuter Program

California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Announces Scholarship

Local 853 Leadership Team Re-elected on White Ballot

New Headquarters

Photo of new headquarters building

7750 Pardee Lane, Oakland CA 94621-1497

Same phone and fax numbers!


Local 853 joins fight to increase minimum wage

New Contracts and Victories

Puncturing Silicon Valley's Non-union Armor

Photo of Compass drivers celebrating their contract

Media Interviews

Local 853 Sisters in Solidarity


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Next Meeting: January 11, 2018

1444 Williams Street, San Leandro at 9:30 a.m

General membership meetings of Teamsters Local 853 are held on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Click to see the 2018 meeting schedule.