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.
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 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.
(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.
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.
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 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.