Workers at Sandoz Begin 24-hour Strike
Workers at the Sandoz Factory in Boucherville begun a 24-hour strike at 7 am this morning. Progress made by workers over the past few years, pensions, and wages are at the core of the labour dispute. These 267 workers are affiliated with Teamsters Canada Local Union 1999 voted 91% in favour of a strike on May 14th
Sandoz Workers Vote to Strike
Sandoz workers in Boucherville overwhelmingly rejected the employer’s offer and 91% voted in favour of a strike mandate at Saturday’s union meeting. The work stoppage will take place when deemed appropriate. At issue are wages and failure to respect seniority when assigning shifts.
Forty Workers Lose Their Jobs at Masonite
Close to 40 of the 130 plant workers will be let go from window manufacturer Masonite International's plant in Berthier.