General Teamsters Local 251
JOHNSON BROTHERS WORKERS: TELL THE GALLO FAMILY THAT DESTROYING RHODE ISLAND JOBS IS TASTELESS
Johnson Brothers of RI workers began their STRIKE over 6 months ago on May 26, 2021.
Strikers and staff from Teamsters Local 251 made a visit to IM GAN’S LIQUORS in Warwick letting customers know they are being sold scab booze.
They were joined by Teamsters from Local 25 and 59 – including Teamsters “Clause”, as well as Peter Knowlton, past International President of the UE, RI State Rep David Morales, members of the Providence chapter of DSA, the Workers Arts Center of New Bedford, Lisa Lemieux President of the Greater Southeastern Mass Labor Council, and members of CIR, multiple CWA Locals, IBEW Locals from three states, MNA, multiple MTA Locals, AFT retirees, SEIU, Mail Carriers, NALC, AFGE, and USW unions. We thank the Labor Movement for the solidarity.
Everywhere we go Rhode Island shoppers tell us they don’t like to shop at stores that accept SCAB deliveries.
Customers at IM GAN’S were appalled when a SCAB delivery actually showed up right as the demonstration was set to begin. They turned around and left after seeing the shocking event. the callous behavior of IM GAN’S employees and the initial aggressive behavior of the Warwick Police.
Please ask Rhode Island liquor stores, restaurants and bars you frequent to refuse delivery of Johnson Brothers products. Visit the picket line and show Johnson Brothers that workers stick together and will not be treated like second-class citizens.
Please support the strikers and don’t buy Gallo wine, Carlo Rossi wine, Barefoot wine, High Noon Seltzer, or other Johnson Brothers of RI products. See the list of some of the better known products attached.
Donations can be made to:
Teamsters Local 251 Strike Fund
121 Brightridge Ave
East Providence RI 02914
Picket lines are up at:
Johnson Brothers of Rhode Island
120 Moscrip Ave
North Kingstown RI 02852
Key times are 6:30-8:30 a.m.
Let Johnson Brothers know about your concerns at:
651-649-5800 (Corporate) or 401-583-0050 (Rhode Island)