Organized Labor at the Coors Brewery

March 5, 2021

By Mark Dodge
Golden History Museum & Park

Labor strife at the Coors Brewery reached its pinnacle in 1977, the year that brought an end to 100 years of organized labor at the brewery. Conflicts between workers and owners over wages and working conditions are nothing new, but the story of Coors’ labor practices and union-busting is largely forgotten outside of labor and academic circles—and those who lived it. Golden History Museum & Park is shining a light on this complicated history and laying the groundwork for future research on this lesser-known side of one of Golden’s most famous employers… Read more…