Applications for 2018 are now being accepted by the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Duke Snyder first got his start with Teamsters in 1957 when he got a job as a driver at Shafer Beer, which became Warren Distributors. Eventually, he was elected shop steward. Snyder served in that role for a number of years in addition to being elected to Local 125’s executive board. In these roles, he took an integral role in negotiations for Local 125’s brewery contracts.
The November, 2017, issue of the Brewery and Soft Drink Workers Conference newsletter features articles about the repeal of the Cook County beverage tax, winning against Clare Rose and Budweiser contract preparations.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the Anheuser-Busch has order 40 Tesla Semi trucks.
Members of Local 20 in Toledo, Ohio, remain on strike at Maple City Ice, a Budweiser distributor.
In preparation for Thanksgiving this week, here are some Teamster-inspired recipes.
(HOUSTON) – Delivery drivers and warehouse workers at Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits (Southern Glazer) in the Houston area have ratified their first contract with Teamsters Local 988. The nearly 200-member unit voted overwhelmingly for the contract.