Teamsters at Anheuser-Busch’s breweries in the United States have voted to ratify a new five-year agreement by a 88 percent to 12 percent margin with 63 percent of members voting.
Later this month Anheuser-Busch Teamsters will be voting on a last, best and final five-year proposal with the company that raises wages, provides a $4,000 ratification bonus and protects members’ health, welfare and pension benefits, among other improvements.
The Teamsters Brewery and Soft Drink Workers Conference announced that they have reached a last, best and final five-year proposal with Anheuser-Busch.
Teamsters and Anheuser-Busch continued national bargaining this week and focused on economic issues.
The Teamsters and Anheuser-Busch issued a joint statement on contract bargaining today.
The Brewery and Soft Drink Workers Conference will be negotiating a new contract with Anheuser-Busch in 2018-2019. Workers at all 12 U.S. breweries of Anheuser-Busch are represented by Teamster local unions that are part of the Teamsters Brewery and Soft Drink Workers Conference.
Anheuser-Busch and International Brotherhood of Teamsters began national bargaining last week.
Anheuser-Busch and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have agreed to a schedule for brewery labor negotiations, with meetings beginning in mid-October.