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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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Coca Cola Brampton Lock Out/Strike Continues

Not surprising; the Coca Cola negotiation team all spent the long weekend with their own families while our families were fragmented as workers manned the picket lines. That’s ok though! They were where they needed to be. You see, we’re not doing this so we can get rich, live in multi-million dollar homes, and enjoy […]

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