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.
(CHARLESTON, W.Va.) — Coca-Cola Consolidated (NASDAQ: COKE) workers in Bluefield, W.Va., shut down state-wide distribution operations yesterday when approximately 28 employees went on a one-day unfair labor practice strike after the company made unilateral changes. The picket line was extended to other Coca-Cola Consolidated locations in Logan, Charleston, Parkersburg, and Clarksburg, where approximately 130 workers elected to honor the picket lines.
Members of Teamsters Local 812 in New York working at Coca Cola were profiled in a Business Insider article.
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.
(SAN DIEGO, Calif.) – After six months of negotiations, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company drivers, merchandisers and warehouse workers represented by Teamsters Local 683 have voted to ratify their newest collective bargaining agreement with the company by more than an 80 percent margin.