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BREWERIES — including bottling or canning


This classification applies to the production and bottling or canning of beer, including but not limited to ale, lager, porter, stout and malt liquor. This classification includes product storage facilities and distribution stations and the manufacture of containers, including but not limited to cans and bottles in support of the employer’s production operations. This classification also includes the production and bottling or canning of sake and the sale of by-products, including but not limited to wet or dry feed grains and brewer’s yeast.

This classification includes employees who provide tours of the brewery.

The production of beer by restaurants or taverns shall be classified as 2121 in accordance with the provisions of the Multiple Enterprises rule.

The production of wine shall be classified as 2142(1), Wineries.

The production of distilled spirits shall be classified as 2142(2), Distilling.

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BREWERIES OR MALT HOUSES — including bottling or canning

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