(BROOKHAVEN, N.Y.) – Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine ordered an audit of local Budweiser distributor Clare Rose, following the company’s decision to permanently replace striking workers.
Teamsters and local labor leaders sent a letter to the Town of Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency today, urging the agency to hold local Budweiser distributor Clare Rose accountable for violating the company’s subsidy agreement with the town.
(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) – Clare Rose began permanently replacing striking union members at the Long Island Budweiser distributor on Monday. It is a violation of federal labor law to permanently replace workers who are striking over unfair labor practices.
The mothers and wives of striking workers at Clare Rose – the Budweiser distributor for Long Island – sent an open “Mother’s Day letter” to the Long Island community yesterday about the ongoing strike at the company.
Teamsters Local 812 filed a fifth unfair labor practice charge against Budweiser distributor Clare Rose on Thursday.
Striking beer delivery drivers in Long Island rallied outside Blue Point Brewery on Saturday, calling on the brewers' distributor to end labor abuses. Clare Rose, whose workers are on strike over wage and pension cuts, is the sole distributor of Blue Point products on Long Island.
Teamster members, union allies and supporters are protesting Shore Point Distributing's lockout of its workers, as are Shore Point's retail customers.