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Lithuanian Court: Carlsberg Brewing “Vitally Essential To Human Life

A court in Lithuania has ruled that brewery Carlsberg lager is “vitally essential” to human life.   You’re probably wondering how a court got involved in such a decision.  The Carlsburg Brewery is currently embroiled in a dispute with a labor union.  The workers threaten to walk off the job.  The judge ruled that brewing classifies the same as the need for medical supplies, or water.  It must continue.  The workers in the middle of the battle don’t share the same feelings.    Jennie Formby, the national officer fo British Union Unite, representing 1,000 of the Carlsberg workers:

(About the ruling)  “probably the most ridiculous decision in the world”. She added: “Of course many people think beer is great but it does not save lives.”




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