(FREEHOLD, N.J.) – Today, Teamsters Local 701 and the Shore Point Distributing employees it represents are once again asking Shore Point Distributing why it locked out workers in the midst of contract negotiations. Shore Point distributes MillerCoors [NYSE: TAP] products and other beers throughout New Jersey.
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.
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.
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.