Union Members Reject Company’s Final Position

January 11, 2018

UFCW Local 832 union members working at Agropur voted 100 per cent in favour of rejecting the company’s final position regarding the renewal of their collective agreement.

Agropur produces mainly the Lucerne milk and dairy products for Safeway and Sobeys stores. They also produce the Natrel line of dairy product. Union members are responsible making milk jugs, pasteurizing milk and milk collection from the dairy farmers.

The negotiating committees will be back at the bargaining table on January 15 and 16. If the parties are not able to reach a deal during that round of bargaining, the union has scheduled a strike vote for Wednesday, January 24, 2018.

Watch for further updates after the January 16 meeting.

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