Teamsters stand ready to organize workers who want to negotiate collectively for better wages and workplace conditions. Teamster membership provides workers with a voice on the job, which is something money can’t buy! Join Local 853.
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- Local 853 works with a wide variety of health and welfare plans, retirement and pension plans, and more. For a list of the plans that serve most members, click here. If you don’t know which plan(s) you have, contact your business agent or call the office at 510-895-8853.
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- Charge your dues
- Change Beneficiary
- Request for Withdrawal
- Request for Hardship
- Designate Personal Physician
- File a Grievance
- Request Copy of Contract
- Sign up for DRIVE
- Register to Vote
Why is your union important to you?
“We have a voice at work. We just got a new contract and got big wage and pension increases.”
“Our rights, standards, quality of work, pay raises, health benefits. And strong leadership.”
“The union protects our jobs and provides good benefits and stable working conditions. I appreciate the Brotherhood – especially!”
Membership meetings are the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Meetings are held at our Oakland union hall: 7750 Pardee Lane, Oakland.
February 9 • March 9 • April 13 • May 11
Membership meetings start at 7 p.m. Come early for pizza
Pension Planning Meetings
To help members make their retirement decisions,
we schedule appointments to meet with Pension Office staff
OAKLAND: Second Wednesday of the month
WATSONVILLE: First Wednesday & Thursday of each month
SAN JOSE: Last Friday of each month
Call the Local 853 office staff at 510-895-8853 to
make an appointment
Meet a Member
Local 853 Headquarters
7750 Pardee Lane
Oakland CA 94621
South Bay Office
1452 North Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95112
22 E. 5th Street
Watsonville CA 95076