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2016 Joint Council 42 Scholarship winner

Aug 12, 2016 (16:18:38)

 Teamsters Local 542 if proud to announce the

2016 Teamsters Joint Council 42

Scholarship Recipient:

Diana Sosa

Daughter of Gustavo Sosa from UPS - El Centro, CA



2016 California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus

Aug 12, 2016 (16:06:15)

 Teamsters Local 542 if proud to announce the 2016 California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus scholarship recipient:

Kendall Marinesi

daughter of Joseph Marinesi from Santee Costco



Costco - New Business Agent Assigment

Jul 19, 2016 (12:12:00)


Teamsters Local 542 has reassigned Business Representatives to Costco Warehouses under its jurisdiction. The assignments was strictly geographical and will help our Business Representatives be more available for unexpected meetings and emergency in your warehouses, when and if the need arises.

Michael West has been a Costco Representative for over 5 years, and will now be responsible for the most northern San Diego warehouses, including Carmel Mountain, San Marcos, Vista, Carlsbad, and San Juan Capistrano. You may contact Michael West at 619-582-0542 Extension 115.

Nicole Moreno has been a Teamster for over 20 year, and with our Local for over 5 years. Nicole has been assigned the southern San Diego warehouses including, Chula Vista, Rancho Del Rey, Morena Boulevard, Southeast San Diego, and Santee. You may reach Nicole at 619-582-0542 Extension 104.

We appreciate your cooperation during this change in representation. Please feel free to contact the office should you have any questions.


Teamsters 542 General Membership Meeting

Aug 24, 2016 (09:50:00)
 Next Teamsters Local 542
General Membership Meeting
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Location:                 North County San Diego
Check In:                  9:30 a.m.

Start Time:               10:00 a.m.
2016 Rick Aceves Memorial Scholarship Recipients

May 26, 2016 (09:56:52)

 Teamsters Local 542 is proud and honored to announce the 2016 Rick Aceves Memorial Scholarship Recipients:


  • Kendall Marinesi daughter of Joseph Marinesi from Santee Costco will receive a four year, $1,000.00 per year scholarship.
  • Anthony Duarte son of Maria Duarte from County of Imperial will receive a four year, $1,000.00 per year scholarship.
  • Victoria Sanchez daughter of Fabian Sanchez from City of Imperial will receive a one time $1,000.00 scholarship.
  • Juan Pacheco son of Jorge Pacheco from County of Imperial Public Works will receive a one time $1,000.00 scholarship.
  • Angel Gabrielle Ramirez daughter of Noella Ramirez from County of Imperial will recive a one time $1,000.00 scholarship.

Best wishes to all of our member's graduating children from Teamsters Local 542 Executive Board.




First Transit On Strike!

Jun 22, 2016 (22:19:00)
 First Transit
Copley Park Place, San Diego
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Teamsters 542 members from First Transit - Copley Park Place,
overwhelmingly ratified a new contract.
Teamsters Local 542 Committee met with the employer upon the request of a Federal Mediator and after 15 hours of intense negotiation the Union received an offer to present to their members.
On Thursday, June 2nd, Teamsters Local 542 presented the offer to the members who voted to accept the offer endin an 8 day strike.
First Transit - Copley Park Place Drivers, Mechanics, Reservationist and Utlity workers are to report to work as soon as possible.

Jul 12, 2016 (09:27:00)


May 26th, 2016

After an initial turndown of the Company's first contract offer, Teamsters Negotiations Committee went back to the table in order to gain improvements to language and pension.

A second offer was obtained and the membership voted on a new package. All West Coast ballots were counted on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Teamsters Local 542.

We are please to inform you that the Company's offer was ACCEPTED by the membership and a new agreement is now in full effect. 

 If you have any questions please contact your Union Business Representative at 619-582-0542

  • Chula Vista 781 - Business Representative: Nicole Moreno
  • Rancho Del Rey 460 - Business Representative: Nicole Moreno
  • Southeast 483 - Business Representative: Nicole Moreno
  • Morena Blvd. 401 - Business Representative: Nicole Moreno
  • Santee 403 - Business Representative: Nicole Moreno
  • Carmel Mtn. 452 - Business Representative: Michael West
  • San Marcos 1080 - Business Representative: Michael West
  • Vista 124 - Michael West
  • Carlsbad 462 - Business Representative: Michael West
  • San Juan Capistrano 429 - Business Representative: Michael West



San Diego Padres Tickets now available to Teamsters 542 members

Sep 08, 2015 (12:08:00)

San Diego Padres tickets are now available at a discount price to all

Teamsters Local 542 members!


All you have to do is click on the DISCOUNT TICKET bar on the upper menu and you will receive instructions on how to purchase your tickets.

Another benefit from Teamsters Local 542!


County of Imperial Members Meeting

Jan 12, 2016 (11:54:00)
To all County of Imperial Teamster Members:

Business Representatives Ruth Duarte and Michael Morales will be hosting craft meetings for members performing Bargaining Unit Work in the County of Imperial.

When:           January 19, 2016
                      March 15, 2016
                      May 17, 2016
                      July 19, 2016
                      September 20, 2016
Time:             5:30 P.M.

Location:      Teamsters Local 542
                       2298 Merrill Center Drive
                       El Centro, CA 92243

Please make every effort to attend.
Retiree's Corner

Sep 26, 2014 (11:35:00)

Welcome to the San Diego Teamsters Retirees

We meet the third Thursday every month at:

Teamsters Local 542 Meeting Hall
4666 Mission Gorge Pl., San Diego, CA 92120

Our business meeting begins promptly at 10:00 a.m.  The meeting is preceded by a social hour from 9:00 until 10:00 a.m. where you can get coffee and donuts complements of the four Teamsters Locals (36, 481, 542, & 683) located in San Diego.

Our meetings are open to ALL retired Teamsters.

Dues are $15.00 a year.

During the year we have numerous speakers covering different subjects that affect the lives of retirees.  There is also a raffle held at each meeting.

We hold an annual luncheon that includes a raffle. The luncheon has become an event that we look forward to as an opportunity to have a social time with our members as well as their families.

Our president is former Teamsters Local 542 Secretary-Treasurer Phil Saal.

Phil Saal can be reached at: or (619) 441-0353





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