Local 542 members will elect local union officers this fall. On Sunday, dozens of Local 542 members kicked off our campaign for new leadership and a new direction in Teamsters Local 542.
Members for Members 542 running a slate of candidates to win better contracts and build a stronger union.
Join General President Candidate Sean O'Brien and General Secretary-Treasurer Candidate Fred Zuckerman and Members for Members 542 candidates for delegate for a virtual town hall on March 20, 2021. RSVP at bit.ly/OZ-542RSVP
Members for Members announced they will have a slate in the upcoming local union election of officers and announced their top two candidates.
In general a grievance is defined as a complaint or concern. In a union workplace a grievance is a complaint or concern that is submitted to management and the union for resolution. With this in mind, a grievance is any unjust act, practice or condition which management has the power to correct. Contract violations are the most common grievances.
The Teamsters General Membership Meeting was held on Thursday 8/15 at the Local 542 union hall. There were about 50 members in attendance. The Local is currently in contract negotiations with: US Foods San Diego, San Diego Tradeshow, Reddaway, Iron Mountain, Republic Services (Otay Landfill), First Transit El Centro, and El Centro Regional Medical.
A General Membership meeting was held on Thursday, July 18 at the Local 542 Union Hall at 4666 Mission Gorge Place, San Diego, CA. There were roughly 60 members in attendance. Contract negotiations, local finances and the Strike Fund Resolution were on the agenda.