Headline News

Winston-Salem Journal: Teamster Leader Urges MillerCoors to Keep Plant


The Winston-Salem Journal newspaper is reporting that Jim Hoffa, Teamsters General President, has written to MillerCoors executives asking them to reverse their decision and keep the Eden brewing facilty open. 

In the letter, Hoffa wrote that the Eden plant closing was timed “to avoid regulatory scrutiny” during the federal government’s antitrust review of the proposed merger deal.  The facility employes over 570 members of the Teamsters Brewery and Soft Drink Workers Conference who are members of Teamsters local 391. Read the entire article here:http://www.journalnow.com/business/business_news/local/the-briefcase/article_153ed753-7710-5e7b-abfb-436dfbdc4dbd.html