Reminder – we’re asking everyone to wear red tomorrow, (preferably your SWRTA shirt) even if you’re not joining us on the picket line. NYSUT has declared May 1st a National Day of Action. It is also International Workers Day, as well as Loyalty Day in the United States. And of course, it’s ALWAYS a good day … Continue reading Clare Rose Picketing
Clare Rose workers are back on the job. Once again, we (SWRTA and other NYSUT Locals) should be very proud of the role we played in supporting our union brothers and sisters. For full details, please click here.
SWRTA members came out today to lend support to the striking truck drivers and warehouse workers of Teamsters Local 812. As Clare Rose looks to cut salaries, eliminate pensions, and break their union, we stood up to say that we will not sit on the sidelines when hardworking men and women are having their futures … Continue reading Supporting Teamsters Local 812
Thank you to everyone who has responded so far about joining us on Monday to picket Clare Rose in support of Teamsters Local 812. Why is it so important that we do this? There is one main reason, along with a number of additional benefits. First and foremost, this is what unions are all about. … Continue reading Supporting Teamsters Local 812
As you may have heard, drivers and warehouse workers at Clare Rose (distributor of Budweiser and quite a few other beer brands) launched a strike on Sunday. This is in response to a contract proposal that would slash wages by 30% and eliminate pensions for some workers. As with last year’s Verizon strike, there’s a … Continue reading Strike Alert