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Teamsters 542 March General Membership Meeting

Feb 24, 2015 (15:00:00)
 Next Teamsters Local 542
General Membership Meeting
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Location:                  Brengle Terrace
                                 Senior Center
                                 1400 Vale Terrace
                                 Vista, CA 92084
Check In:                  9:30 a.m.

Start Time:                10:00 a.m.
Please receive notice that a motion to suspend General Membership Meetings for the months of June, July and August, 2015, will be taken from the floor at the April 16, 2015 General Membership Meeting. 
Teamsters 2015 Scholarship Applications

Jan 22, 2015 (12:36:00)

 Teamsters Local 542 is starting to recieve applications for the different Scholarship Funds.


  • James R Hoffa Scholarship - Deadline March 31, 2015
  • Rick Aceves Scholarship - Deadline May 8, 2015
  • Teamsters Joint Council 42 Scholarship - Deadline May 8, 2015
  • California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus - Deadline June 1st, 2015.


Please visit our office in San Diego or in El Centro, CA and pick up your application form.

You may also go to the left side menu and click on the Downloads tab where you will be able to print the scholarship applications.

You must comply with each of the Scholarship's eligibility and application criteria.



2014 Imperial County Picnic

Nov 18, 2014 (10:07:00)

Once again Teamsters Local 542 provided its members from Imperial County a Picnic to remember.

Approximately 800 Teamster members and their family attended the Teamsters Local 542 Annual Picnic at Crummit Park in Calexico, CA where they enjoyed great food, beverages, and major raffles items.

It was a very nice day, perfect to celebrate a true brotherhood with members from UPS, County of Imperial, Calexico Housing Authority, LB&B, 7-Up, Republic Services, City of Imperial, City of El Centro, City of Brawley, YRC, First Transit, including members from UPS San Diego and UPS Yuma, AZ and many more.

You may view pictures of the event by going to the Photo Gallery on the top menu and clicking on the 2014 Imperial Valley Picnic tab.



County of Imperial Members Meeting

Jan 13, 2015 (15:56:00)
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 21, 2015
                      February 18, 2015
                      March 18, 2015
                      April 15, 2015
                      May 20, 2015
                      June 17, 2015
                      July 15, 2015
                      August 19, 2015
                      September 16, 2015
                      October 21, 2015 

Time:             5:30 P.M.

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

Please make every effort to attend.
Teamsters Local 542 Awards Scholarship to it's Member's Children

Aug 19, 2014 (11:02:00)
 Teamsters Local 542 is honored to announce the recipients of
the 2014 "Rick Aceves Scholarship Award"
  • Sierra M. Frank - Daughter of Sheillie Frank                                                       COSTCO - Santee
  • Sheila Escobedo - Daughter of Arturo Escobedo                                                       County of Imperial
  • Sidney M. Valadez - Daughter of Joe Valadez                                                          UPS - San Diego
  • Peter Martinez - Son of Esther Martinez                                                            County of Imperial

Congratulations to the 2014 Scholarship recipients!

On behalf of the over 6,000 members, the Executive Board and the Staff of Teamsters Local 542 we wish the Scholarship Awardees good luck and success in their future endeavors.





Sep 11, 2014 (15:53:00)

Teamster 542 members along with their families enjoyed a great afternoon watching an amazing 10 inning game enjoying hot dogs and sodas. Camaradery filled the seats while Teamster members had an opportunity on witnessing former Padres relief pitcher Trevor Hoffman being inducted in the Padres Hall of Fame.

Overall, members enjoyed a magnificant evenining with a great game, fabulous weather but overall, the best company they could have.

Viva los Teamsters!





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 30, 2015 (10:47:00)


UPS Retiree Breakfast Meeting of February 2015

will be at:

Izzy's Café
1252 Broadway
El Cajon, Ca

Friday, February 6, 2015

 9:00 a.m.







Friday, January 9, 2015

9:30 a.m.

Marie Callender's

11122 Rancho Carmel Drive

San Diego, CA






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