Political Director's Report
In 2018, Teamsters Joint Council 7 supported Gavin Newsom’s election to Governor. In fact, we’ve been with him since his first run for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1996. Why? Because he’s been with us. That’s why we’re supporting him now and recommend that all members vote NO on the recall. The election has been set for September 14, 2021.
Newsom was in San Francisco government from 1996-2011, first as a county supervisor and then as mayor.... Read more »
The Sacramento Report
By Shane Gusman
Hello from your State Capital! The Legislative session is in full swing, with roughly 1,500 pieces of legislation moving through the process.
As a Union, we have a very diverse jurisdiction so we have to keep an eye on most of these bills and take active positions on hundreds. We also have our own legislative program where we “sponsor” specific bills to help our members and help to grow the union.... Read more »
Governor Newsom ended California’s stay-at-home order effective June 15, bringing an end to capacity limits and physical distancing requirements for businesses and allowing fully vaccinated people to stop wearing masks in most places.
As of June 15, if you are fully vaccinated (both doses of the vaccine and at least 14 days after the final dose), you have no obligation to wear face masks except,
(1) on public transit and in public transit stations;... Read more »