Joint Council 7 TEAMSTER

Volume 60, Number 4

"Boston Strong / Teamster Strong"

Photo of Joint Council 7 delegation with President Hoffa and Secretary-Treasurer Hall

The Teamsters Women's Conference was held in Boston this past August, with a theme of "Boston Strong/Teamster Strong". Women from across Joint Council 7 attended. They are shown above posing with President James P. Hoffa and Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall.


Local 350 members address the 2015 Conference

Photo of Local 350 members at the Teamsters Women's Conference

Sheila Domdoma (left) and Michelle Ramirez (right), who both work at Recology in San Francisco, told the Teamsters Women’s Conference in Boston about Local 350’s recent victory for recycling workers. “Be aware of what you throw into recycling, because workers are on the other side of it.”

Local 315’s grievance settlement used for TAP

Photo of TAP Program Director with Local 315 Business Agents

Local 315 Business Agents Alberto Ruiz and Nick Berry presented a $5000 check to TAP Program Director Terry Campaglia. The funds were generated by a recent grievance settlement that the Local had won.

Teamster scholarships help members’ kids pay for college

Local 287

Photo of scholarship winner and family with Secretary-Treasurer Bob Blanchet and former JC7 Presidet Chuck Mack

(From left) Robert Ramirez, a Local 287 member who works for Granite Rock and his wife Lucy join their son Joseph Ramirez, who won a $1,000 Harry Polland Scholarship. Presenting the check was Local 287 Secretary-Treasurer Bob Blanchet, and former Joint Council 7 President Chuck Mack.

Local 517

Photo of Cade Silva with Secretary-Treasurer Chester Suniga

Cade Silva, whose father Joseph works at Land O’Lakes, receives his $1,000 California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus scholarship from Local 517 Secretary-Treasurer Chester Suniga.

Local 853 

Photo of scholarships winners with their fathers and Secretary-Treasurer Rome Aloise

From left: Maurice Snyder, who works at Youngs Market with his daughter Monika, who got the Hispanic Caucus scholarship. Monika will be attending San Francisco State. Local 853 Secretary-Treasurer Rome Aloise made the presentations. Bailee Hyatt whose dad Chris does sales at Southern Wine and Spirits. Bailee will be attending Seattle University. Also receiving $1000 scholarships but not pictured: Mitchell Nunes and Yagan Deep Singh.

Local 948

Local 948 Secretary-Treasurer presents a $1,000 California Hispanic Caucus Scholarship to Manuel Lujan (3rd from left). Manuel is the son of Gilbert Alvarez, who is a shop steward at Cemex, and Veronica Campos. Manuel plans to study veterinary medicine at UC Davis.