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.
Leaders from locals unions in the U.S. and Canada are meeting this week at the Brewery and Soft Drink Workers Conference.
The over 100 warehouse workers at the Swire Coca-Cola warehouse in Phoenix continue to stand strong with Teamsters Local 104.