Monthly Archives: July 2014

856 plays vital role in $15 mil for St. Rose Hospital

July 28, 2014

On July 8, Union Representative Matthew Mullany thanked the Alameda County Board of Supervisors for their support of St. Rose Hospital when they voted to grant the struggling facility $15 million. The vote comes after a yearlong push by Teamsters 856 to secure much-needed funding for the fiscally ailing hospital. Principal Officer Peter Finn, PoliticalRead More >

Members gain knowledge, solidarity, at Summer Institute for Union Women

July 28, 2014

Earlier this month, ten Teamsters 856 members traveled to Victoria, British Columbia Canada to take part in the Summer Institute for Union Women where they spent an intensive week taking core classes, attending seminars and working with women from across the world to advance the labor movement. This year’s theme was “Women Working Together” andRead More >

San Francisco Zoo Teamsters Bargain for Safety

July 16, 2014

A combination of a high-profile media campaign, legal strategy, political action, and membership solidarity has culminated in a major win for worker and public safety at the San Francisco Zoo. In response to the 2007 fatal mauling of a teenager by a tiger, the San Francisco Zoo installed a “Code Red System”. The system, whichRead More >