Teamsters at the San Francisco Zoo took on outsourcing, and won

September 11, 2017
In August, Teamsters 856 members at the San Francisco Zoo called out their employer’s attempt to outsource custodial work, and stopped them in their tracks. “Outsourcing the skill, knowledge, and experience of dedicated in-house employees that are committed to quality work leads to a poor product and reduced service levels,” said Teamsters 856 Secretary-Treasurer andRead More >

Building upon a strong contract in the Town of Windsor

September 8, 2017
A little less than three years ago, employees of the Town of Windsor negotiated a strong first contract as members of their new union, Teamsters 856. In August, the bargaining unit unanimously ratified a contract extension that builds upon the strengths of the existing contract. The extension ensures that members’ healthcare and retirement costs willRead More >