Teamsters Joint Council 7 leaders are uniting to build a stronger Union to win fair pay, benefits and rights for working people. The 20 powerful Locals in our Joint Council, representing 100,000 hardworking Teamsters across Northern California and Northern Nevada, continue to set the pace for the entire country. As you will see in the pages of this newspaper, our Locals are successfully taking on greedy employers, fighting for and winning strong contracts, and organizing thousands of workers into the union.... Read more »
I’m honored and humbled to be elected to lead our great Teamsters Joint Council 7 into the future. Our union faces unprecedented challenges and tremendous opportunity to build power, win strong contracts, and organize thousands of workers into the Teamsters.
Corporate greed is on the rise; the super-rich keep getting richer, and working people are left behind. Amazon, one of the richest corporations in history–and one of the most anti-union–is expanding its non-union,... Read more »
By Jason Rabinowitz—
The Executive Board of Teamsters Joint Council 7 has elected me to the position of Joint Council President, upon the resignation of long-time President Rome Aloise that took effect on January 30.
I’m honored and humbled to lead our great Joint Council into the future. Our Union faces unprecedented challenges, and tremendous opportunity to build power, win strong contracts, and organize thousands of workers into the Teamsters. I believe that the powerful Locals of Joint Council 7 – united and working together – are up to the task.... Read more »
By Rome Aloise —
This will be my final column for the Joint Council 7 News because, as of the end of January, I will be stepping down from serving as your President.
I will start by telling you, the membership, what I told the delegates at our last Joint Council meeting, and that’s “thank you for letting me serve you.”
Being a leader in this union,... Read more »
By Rome Aloise —Labor defeats recall
As you know by now, the Gubernatorial Recall election has been defeated. Labor’s influence, through the efforts of our members and those of all California unions, played a big part in defeating this Republican-based attempt to steal the Governorship. Had they succeeded with the recall, an anti-worker, right-wing nutcase would have become the Governor of the largest state in the nation by a mere plurality of the vote.... Read more »