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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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Coke Lockout Brampton. Still going.

In the face of such a colossal battle, it is hard to keep spirits up and pretend life is hunky-dory. Coca Cola locked out its workers on June 26th, hours before the strike deadline. That’s 2 weeks ago tomorrow. Since then they have done nothing but ignore the Union requesting they return to the negotiating […]

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