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Contract passed – back to work, Coke Brampton!

Good news from Mike Eagan, Vice President Local 973, via Facebook last evening:   “Collective agreement ratified 77% in favour including the skilled trades vote. See you all at work” It was actually a really poor turnout for voting, and I’m rather shocked by that. This was important, and just slightly more than half of […]

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So, Coke Brampton… what’s it going to be?

We’re there again, in contract negotiations between the union and Coca Cola. Thing is, for a while now, they’ve been telling clients calling in for orders that we’re “definitely going to be on strike”, so they should “stock up”. I guess we know what the company is planning. The last I heard about what they’re […]

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Coca Cola Lockout in Brampton: Over

I am relieved and happy to report that CAW Local 973 and Coca Cola have come to an agreement that both sides can live with. The vote was ratified early this afternoon, with 83% of the votes in favour of accepting the new deal. We gave up nothing that we were fighting so hard to […]

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