August 30, 2010: It is an anxious weekend for hundreds of families who've now been told they no longer have medical coverage; ongoing fallout from the strike involving workers at Coca-Cola distribution centers.
Brewery & Soft Drink Newswire
August 24, 2010: Some 500 employees of Coca-Cola in Washington state have walked off the job and are on strike, according to a company official.
June 1, 2010: Teamster solidarity and legal action by TDU take on Coca-Cola and corrupt Teamster officials—and win.
May 28, 2010: Coca-Cola executives have a plan to eliminate thousands of Teamster delivery jobs.
March 2, 2009: A proposed merger of California Local 896 that would have threatened that local’s proud history of winning strong contracts is now on hold.
January 30, 2009: James Santangelo came to the Local 896 meeting trying to sell a merger with his own local, but his sales pitch fell flat.
January 10, 2009: Local 848 Secretary-Treasurer Jim Santangelo is pushing to absorb Local 896, the California brewery and soft drink local.
November 14, 2008: Teamsters at Anheuser Busch have won a new agreement they can be proud of.
November 7, 2008: ST. LOUIS - The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc. said Thursday the union's members ratified a five-year contract with the brewer.
October 7, 2006: The International Union has inked a deal with Anheuser-Busch that provides for major raises, but questions remain on job protection and retiree healthcare.