Breweries have long been a place associated with unionism and organized labor. However, many smaller breweries did not follow the same path due to small staff size and reasonable conditions.
The staff of one brewery in Olympia, Washington made the decision to organize with SMART Local 66 because of the prospect of better wages, good retirement benefits and to be a part of something. SMART Northwest Regional Council President Tim Carter joined AWF Union Podcast to talk about the brewery and the beer they brew. Continue reading