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Sleeman-Unibroue Workers Go On Strike

Unacceptable offers by management and a breakdown in negotiations forced some 80 workers at Sleeman-Unibroue, a subsidiary of Sapporo, to go on strike this morning. The workers are members of Teamsters Local Union 931. A final offer from the company was presented at a union...

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.

The 24-hour Factory Strike at Sandoz is Now a Lockout

The 24-hour factory strike at the Sandoz pharmaceutical factory is now a lockout. The employer turned away workers who showed up this morning for a 7-hour shift. This irresponsible pressure tactic could eventually disrupt the supply of medications to hospitals.