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Feb 04, 2016 (09:03:00)


Negotiations with COSTCO are ongoing and an Extension Agreement has been signed.

The California Statewide Negotiating committee met with the Company of February 2-3, 2016; however there are still pending language and economic items open and on the table.

We will keep you posted on any new developments.



Scholarships Applications Now Available

Feb 04, 2016 (11:48:00)

 2016 Scholarship Applications Available at our Offices 

  • 2016-2017 James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund:
Applicants must graduate from high school during the 2016-2017 acedemic year. Must be son, daughter or financially dependant grandchild of a Teamster member. Should be ranked in the top 15% of their high school class; have, or expects to have, excellent SAT or ACT scores; and demonstarte financial need. Deadline to turn in application: No later than March 31, 2016. You may download the scholarship application by clicking on the Download tab on the left side menu.
  •  2016 Teamsters Joint Council 42 Scholarship:
Teamsters Joint Council 42 offer a number of financial awards for children of active Teamsters Union members who belong to one of the following Teamster Unions:
14, 63, 166, 186, 396, 399, 481, 495, 542, 572, 630, 631, 683, 848, 896, 911, 952, 986, 996, 1932, 2010, and District Council 2. Deadline to turn in application: No later than Friday, May 13, 2016. You may download the scholarship application by clicking on the Download tab on the left side menu.
  •  2016 Teamsters Local 542 "Rick Aceves Memorial Scholarship":
Teamsters Local Union 542 offers a number of financial awards for children of active Teamsters Union members who belong to Teamsters Local Union 542. Deadline to turn in application: No later than Wednesday, May 11, 2016. You may download the scholarship application form by clicking on the Downloads tab on the left side menu.
  •   2016 California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Scholarship
The California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus awards scholarships to deserving High School Seniors graduating this year who are son or daughter of an active Teamster members whose dues are current with her/his Local Union. The recepient must attend or have been accepted by an accredited University, College or Trade School. Deadline to turn in application: No later than Wednesday, May 18, 2016. You may download the scholarship application by clicking on the Download tab on the left side menu.


Teamsters 542 General Membership Meeting

Jan 26, 2016 (11:25:00)
 Next Teamsters Local 542
General Membership Meeting
Thursday, February 18th, 2016
Location:                 Teamsters Local 542 Hall
                                4666 Mission Gorge Place
                                San Diego, CA 92120
Check In:                  7:00 p.m.

Start Time:                7:30 p.m.
2015 Rick Aceves Scholarship Recepients

Sep 08, 2015 (12:08:00)

 Teamsters Local 542 is proud to announce the 2015 Rick Aceves Scholarship Recipients:


  • Sara Bauer, Daughter to Robert Bauer from UPS - San Diego
  • Tiera Chambers, Daughter to Freddie Chambers from US Foodservice
  • Rebekah Davis, Daughter to Karla Daniel from Imperial County Dept. of Social Services
  • Jeremy Dolphin, Grandson of Jeffrey Dolphin from YRC
  • Roman Sanchez, Son to David Sanchez from Imperial County Public Works Dept.
  • Troy Strange, Son to Gary Strange from UPS - San Marcos


The Staff and Executive Board of Teamsters Local 542 are pleased and honored in congratulating the 2015 Scholarship Recipients and wish them much success in their future endeavors.



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





UPS Retirees Meetings

Jan 04, 2016 (12:04:00)


UPS Retiree Breakfast Meeting of January 2016 will be at:

596 Broadway
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 579-3464
Friday, January 8th, 2016

 9:00 a.m.







Friday, January 8, 2016

9:30 a.m.

Marie Callender's

11122 Rancho Carmel Drive

San Diego, CA






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