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Thread: Union Busting Ended My Love Affair with a Beer

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    Funny. Over the weekend while on a camping trip, we were talking about how if more people did this kind of thing, chose where to shop, what to buy based on the company labor practices, things might be very different. I give this guy a big

    This past weekend when I discovered that Yuengling had illegally busted their union, I was emotionally devastated. I had just bought a case of Yuengling earlier that same day and had it sitting at home in the refrigerator waiting for me. What would I do? I was broke and couldn't possibly afford to buy another case of beer, but at the same time I couldn't possibly enjoy drinking a Yuengling knowing what they had done to their workers. So instead, I found myself at home, watching a baseball game on a Saturday night, and enjoying a nice, cold glass of milk as I struggled to deal with how Yuengling had betrayed not only its workers, but me.
    Under current U.S. Labor Law, employers can freely violate the law without serious penalty. As a result, workers are fired from their job in 34% of union elections and companies illegally threaten to close a facility in 57% of all union elections. In this economy, losing one's job is tantamount not just to losing more than just a job, but also to losing home to foreclosure and more gravely - one's health insurance. As a result of the ability of bosses to freely intimidate with such Gestapo-style tactics, 58% percent of workers indicate they would like to join a union, but only 8% of private sector employees are members of one out of the fear of what their bosses might do to them for trying to join a union.

    The Employee Free Choice Act would give U.S. labor law real teeth - leveling heavy fines against employees who unlawfully intimidate or threaten workers. The Employee Free Choice Act would allow workers to join unions free of intimidation a process of majority sign where workers merely would have to get 50% of their co-workers to sign a card to be part of a union.
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    Default Re: Union Busting Ended My Love Affair with a Beer

    Used to love that beer. They were different then the "regular" brews. Then I found out about the Yuengling's family's distaste for the union and the men and women that built their business.
    I now label that stuff as piss water. Won't touch it because of that reason alone. They don't need my business.
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    I would just love that right wing, Hannity ass kissing, card carrying scab the HOG actually have the balls to come out of hiding and address this fact laden find of ABF Wife. I got a 5 spot says he is more into making love to that 8X10 glossy that Rush Limbaugh sent him.
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    Default Re: Union Busting Ended My Love Affair with a Beer

    Can someone in the know list the beers that are still union. Please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quad Box View Post
    Can someone in the know list the beers that are still union. Please.
    I have listed it on here before. Let me see if I can find it for you.

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    Default Re: Union Busting Ended My Love Affair with a Beer

    My link previously posted is dead now so I just found this on the web.

    Union-Made Beers
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    Default Re: Union Busting Ended My Love Affair with a Beer

    I have tried several of these ... Leinenkugel's ... found them to be very tasty.
    As for the beer on the bottom of the list ... Stegmaier ... that's some nasty stuff !

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    Default Re: Union Busting Ended My Love Affair with a Beer

    Quote Originally Posted by fxstc07 View Post
    I have tried several of these ... Leinenkugel's ... found them to be very tasty.
    As for the beer on the bottom of the list ... Stegmaier ... that's some nasty stuff !
    Do they still make Stegmaier ??? Haven't seen that one in many years.. And yes it was piss water.. along with Genesse and Schmidts of phila.

 

 

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