Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
 
 
 

On This Day in 1914
Pres. Woodrow Wilson signs the Clayton Antitrust Act – often referred to as "Labor’s Magna Carta" – establishing that unions are not "conspiracies" under the law. It for the first time freed unions to strike, picket, and boycott employers. In the years that followed, however, numerous state measures and negative court interpretations weakened the law. 
~ DC Labor

October 18, 2021
Member Login
Username:

Password:


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?


Say NO to the Proposed Alcohol Beverage Tax
Posted On: Mar 07, 2011

   Tax bills HB121 and SB168 introduced in January in the Maryland State Legislature would raise alcohol beverage taxes by more than 790%.

   The hike would translate to price increases for the consumer, resulting in lost sales and lost jobs that are directly provided by alcohol industry producers, distributers and retailers.

   The cost of a case of beer will go up $2.41. It will cost $1.01 more for a 1.5 liter of wine. The price of a 1.75 liter of liquor will increase by a whopping $3.94. 

   Bottom line: This so-called "Dime a Drink" tax increase proposal would threaten the jobs of all employees in the alcohol/liquor distribution industry.

   The tax proposal will most likely be in the mix until the end of the Legislature session which will adjourn on or around April 11th. We need you to contact your legislators right now (it will only take about 30 seconds) and urge them to vote NO on HB121 and SB168 that would raise fees on beverage alcohol and result in the destruction of our jobs. Here's how:

1. Go to savemymdjob.com/take-action
2. Enter your zip code, email address, mailing address, and name (to verify you are a constituent)
3. Click "Send Email Letter"



General Membership Meetings:
Oct. 3, 2021 - Baltimore
10 a.m. 
Baltimore Union Hall
Oct. 17, 2020 - Salisbury
10 a.m. Salisbury Union Hall

Please be present and on time.
Bring a coworker!
Masks are required at both meetings.









UnionActive Newswire
 
Join the Newswire!
Updated: Oct. 17 (22:59)

SoFi Stadium: Crew Parking for Rolling Stones 10/17/2021
IATSE Local 33
ABC Studios
IATSE Local 33
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 10/15/2021
Teamsters Local 570
Health & Safety
CWA Local 2222
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 10/15/2021
Teamsters Local 355
Local Election Info
South Shore Area Local #3844
 
     

 
 
Teamsters Local 355
Copyright © 2021, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

1036519 hits since
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image