Collage of Local 853 members

We are a 21st century union

Our members join together as a union to ensure not only that we receive fair compensation for our contributions to the enterprise, but that we also have a strong voice in the workplace, particularly with respect to safety and matters of professional expertise.

Teamsters Local 853 represents nearly 15,000 members in about 250 different companies—most are in the greater Bay Area, but we have members from Bakersfield to the Oregon border and into Northern Nevada. Here are the industries that our members work in:

  • Bakery
  • Beverage
  • Building Materials/Ready Mix/Construction
  • Tech Bus/School Bus/Paratransit
  • Bus Manufacturing
  • Cannabis
  • Car Dealerships
  • Car Rental
  • Concessions
  • Dairy
  • Food/Trucking
  • Laundry & Linen
  • Miscellaneous
  • Municipalities and School Districts
  • Newspaper
  • Non-Profits/Associations
  • Package Delivery
  • Parking
  • Printing Industry
  • Retail
  • School Districts
  • Heavy Manufacturing
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Wine, Liquor & Beer Distribution

"Work together, win together!"