The Brewery and Soft Drink
Conference is the beverage trade division of the
International Brotherhood of Teamsters. We bring
together all of the Teamster locals in the U.S.A. and
Canada with membership employed in the brewing and soft
drink industries, as well as allied industries such as
fruit juices, wine coolers and can manufacturing.
Our responsibilities include:
Implementation of National Master
Administration of Grievance Panels
Coordination of Legislative Activity
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.
As a result, almost every national
brand of beer in the United States is produced under
union contract. Better than 80 percent of these workers are
using the technology available we can be more
responsive to the needs of the membership and those
future workers interested in securing a strong Teamster
contract. We look forward to hearing from you and thank
you for joining us in the constant fight for worker’s