Zoo Members fight back after management tries to scapegoat workers

November 21, 2014
San Francisco Zoo Teamsters have had to go public over safety issues for the second time this year – this time in the wake of the tragic death of 16-month-old gorilla Kabibe. After the gorilla was fatally crushed by an electric door on November 7, top management attempted to place blame on the keeper involved.Read More >

Executive Board Elected for 3-year term

November 3, 2014
On November 1, 2014, at Chetcuti Hall in San Bruno, your Local Union held its nominations meeting for all Teamsters 856 Executive Board positions. Current Teamsters 856 Secretary-Treasurer Peter Finn, along with the entire Executive Board, were nominated, without opposition, to continue to lead the Union. Those nominated unopposed were declared elected by acclamation for aRead More >