After months of negotiations, members of Local 997 in Ft. Worth, Texas, now have a new contract with MillerCoors brewing company.
Just over a month after voting unanimously to authorize a strike against their employer, the Local 174 members working as checkers at Swire Coca-Cola ratified a new agreement.
Beer truck drivers out of the largest beer distributor in the state of Minnesota have gone on strike over proposed unsafe working conditions.
As reported by CBS in Minnesota, beer truck drivers who are members of Local 792 are on strike over safety issues.
Minneapolis beer truck drivers who are members of Local 792 are on strike over safety concerns.
Applications for 2018 are now being accepted by the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Workers at the Molson Brewery in Montreal, Canada, voted in favor of a new contract on March 11.
Under ordinary circumstances, a strike authorization vote by just six people should not have required the use of the large auditorium at the Teamsters Union Hall, nor would it require representatives from four different Teamsters Local Unions to be in attendance. But as Swire Coca-Cola attempts to force a substandard contract onto six ‘checkers’ – employees who inspect pallets of product for accuracy before they are sent out and when they are returned – we find that these are not ordinary circumstances.