Senator Brooks stands in solidarity with Local 812 Members

May 15, 2017 
By Stephanie West

Long Island, NY -  Senator John E. Brooks stood in solidarity with the members of Teamsters Local 812 on the picket line outside of the Clare Rose beer distribution facility in Melville on May 11th.

Beer Delivery Strikers Rally Outside Long Island Brewery

May 13, 2017 
By Stephanie West

Patchogue, NY - On Saturday May 6th, Striking beer delivery drivers on Long Island rallied outside Blue Point Brewery, 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.

UFCW Local 555: Safeway/Albertsons organizing drive brings in 4,400 new members

May 13, 2017 

Salem, Oregon - Oregon’s largest private sector union has just completed its biggest-ever organizing campaign. United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 555, which reported 20,140 members as of September, is in the process of adding 4,400 new members.

Teamsters Continue Striking Clare Rose Beer Distributors

May 9, 2017 
By Stephanie West

Great Neck, NY - The Teamsters on strike will begin targeting the supermarkets and other companies – like Blue Point Brewery – who do business with Clare Rose.

Teamsters Strike Follows Clare Rose to D.C.

May 8, 2017 
By Stephanie West

Washington, DC - An ongoing strike followed Long Island beer distributor Clare Rose to the nation’s capital today. The Teamsters Union protested outside of the National Beer Wholesalers Association’s Legislative Conference, handing out fliers and waving signs reading, “Clare Rose Destroys Jobs, Hurts Families.”

Teamsters Support Beer Distribution Workers On Strike In N.Y.

May 5, 2017 
By Jerry Levine, LaborPress USA

Washington, DC - The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and its 1.4 million members in the U.S. and Canada fully support Teamsters Local 812 members on strike at Clare Rose in New York.

Bloomingdale’s Workers Ratify Contract

May 3, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - After negotiations carried on more than 12 hours past their strike deadline May 1, workers at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street flagship store ratified a contract they say will “begin to remedy” the income they’ve lost to online sales.

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