On August 15, Teamsters Local 701 presented Belmar, New Jersey Mayor Matt Doherty its coveted Solidarity Award. The award recognized Mayor Doherty for boldly standing with 113 Teamster members who were locked out by Shore Point Distributing in April and May.
After turning down sub-standard offers and showing their unity by honoring Teamsters Local 848’s extended picket line, Teamsters Local 683 members ratified a contract with Dr. Pepper Snapple Group that includes improvements in wages, pension contributions, healthcare coverage and seniority protections.
On Monday, July 24 at 3:00 a.m., 42 Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Account Managers who work at the Vernon, Calif. facility went on strike to protest the company’s violations of federal labor law. These workers, members of Teamsters Local 848, have been fighting for their first contract for over a year. They decided to organize with the Teamsters after the company started increasing their workload without increasing their pay.
GREAT NECK, N.Y. – Teamsters Local 812 and Clare Rose, the Anheuser-Busch distributor for Long Island, announced a tentative contract agreement today, covering drivers and warehouse workers who have been on strike since April 23.
This weekend, Local 170 member employees at Quality Beverage in Taunton, Mass., overwhelming ratified the company's latest offer.
Teamsters participated in the Long Island, NY, Pride festival this weekend - more than a month after Local 812 members were locked out of Anheuser-Busch distributor Clare Rose.
(ELMONT, N.Y.) – On the eve of the Belmont Stakes, Belmont Park joined the boycott of Anheuser-Busch distributor Clare Rose over the company’s poor labor practices and ongoing strike. Clare Rose drivers and warehouse workers, members of Teamsters Local 812, have been on strike since April 23rd, when the company illegally cut drivers’ wages by 30% and ended the workers’ pension.