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Carlsberg Workers Strike Over Only Being Allowed to Drink at Lunch

April 8, 2010

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Carlsberg employees go on strikeIn the latest story reminding us yanks that we may be just a bit too uptight at times, still not too far removed from certain aspects of our evangelical roots ( perhaps), over 1,000 Carlsberg brewery workers went on strike recently, apparently up in arms about the company’s new “Lunch-Only” beer policy.

That’s right, up until now, employees of the Danish brewer were allowed to drink as much as they liked on the job…with one minor caveat.  According to Carlsberg spokesman Jens Bekke, the only restriction was “that you could not be drunk at work. It was up to each and everyone to be responsible.” Hey, seems fair to me…

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