As many as 420 workers at the Molson-Coors South Shore brewing plant went on indefinite strike in Langueil on Friday morning.
“Since merging with Kours in 2005, our working conditions have deteriorated. Decisions have been made from Milwaukee since he merged with Miller a few years ago, and it has gotten even worse, “said Eric Picot, president of TeamStars’ local union.
Last Sunday, nearly 320 workers who attended a union meeting voted 99% against the latest management offer and ordered a strike in the same proportion to their union.
Inadequate pay rises under inflation, a layoff policy that does not take seniority into account … Union members do not digest the offers of employers.
Increased by 2.25 per cent
Last Tuesday, Newspaper Told the story of workers who were disappointed with the progress of negotiations with the authorities.
“With a salary increase of 2.25% per annum, inflation has crossed 5%, which is a bit of a joke to me,” lamented Patrick Villeneuve, a beer maker in Langueil.
The owner, for the most part, said he always hopes to find common ground.
“We are disappointed that we have not yet reached an agreement, but our goal is to reach a fair and equitable agreement with our union employees,” said Frederick Bourgeois-LeBlanc of Molson’s Corporate Communications.