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Local 727 Honors Longtime Brookfield Zoo Member and Former Steward Dave Thornton

Local 727 Honors Longtime Brookfield Zoo Member and Former Steward Dave Thornton

| June 9, 2020

It is with a heavy heart that the Union reports the passing of Teamster Brother Dave Thornton, a long time Brookfield Zoo member and former Union Steward who passed away […]

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Brookfield Zoo Members’ Creative Repurposing of Christmas Trees Spotlighted by Local News

| February 3, 2020

Members of the community came together this holiday season to decorate over 600 trees at Brookfield Zoo’s annual Tree Trim.  But what happens to all those trees after the holidays […]

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Holiday Magic is Back at Brookfield Zoo!

| November 25, 2019

Looking for a fun way to support your Teamsters Local 727 Brothers and Sisters?  Bundle up the family and bring everyone down to the Chicago Zoological Society’s Holiday Magic at […]

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Brookfield Zoo and Hyatt Named “Highest-Rated Workplaces in Chicago”

| October 24, 2018

Employees of Brookfield Zoo and Hyatt—companies which employ more than 250 Teamsters Local 727 members—have rated the companies as two of the top places to work in the Chicagoland area. […]

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Local 727 Members at Brookfield Zoo Featured in Sun Times Article for National Zookeeper Week

| July 20, 2018

In honor of National Zookeeper Week, Teamsters Local 727 members Dara Kelly and Nava Greenblatt were recently featured in a Chicago Sun Times article: “As National Zookeeper Week is set […]

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