Brewery & Soft Drink

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Local 174 represents Brewery and Soft Drink workers at:

AB Sales of Washington, Coca-Cola, Columbia Distributing, PepsiCo, Shasta Beverage, and Southern Wine & Spirits
  • IBT Brewery & Soft Drink Conference:
    The Brewery and Soft Drink Conference is the beverage trade division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. The Conference has a proud history. Some locals date back to the 19th Century. Although once competitive with the AFL-CIO United Brewery Workers, the two unions merged in 1973 to form the Teamsters Brewery and Soft Drink Workers Conference.

    Here at Local 174, we represent over 750 Teamsters working in the production and distribution of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

    IBT Division Director: David Laughton

  • Business Agents:

    Tim AllenTim Allen
    Senior Business Agent
    Contact Phone: 206-441-6060 ext. 1316
    Coca-Cola, Pepsi Bottling Group, Shasta Beverage

    Michael GonzalesMichael Gonzales
    Senior Business Agent
    Contact Phone: 206-441-6060 ext. 1345
    AB Sales of Washington, Columbia Distributing

    Pete Lamb
    Business Agent
    Contact Phone: 206-441-6060 ext. 1344
    Southern Wine and Spirits

  • Useful Links:

    Grievance form link

    **Please note that Grievances MUST be submitted in person or by fax. They will not be accepted via email.**



Brewery & Soft Drink Teamsters in the News:

Teamsters Urge Court Intervention to Protect Public Interest in Mega Beer Merger

October 7, 2016

Failure by DOJ to Require Divestiture Puts Consumers at Risk

(WASHINGTON) – In a comment letter submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) this week, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters raises serious questions whether the Antitrust Division has adequately remedied the harm to competition resulting from the largest beer merger in history – the $107 billion merger of Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) [NYSE: BUD] with SABMiller.

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