Tentative deal announced in Toronto beer can plant strike
The 22-month long strike involves 130 employees represented by the USW.
TORONTO — There may be an end in sight to a 22-month strike at a beer can manufacturing plant in Toronto.
The United Steelworkers say a tentative agreement was reached late July 8 with Crown Holdings.
The union says the proposed contract will be presented to striking workers and submitted to a ratification vote during the weekend of July 18.
Details of the agreement – reached with the assistance of the Ontario Labour Relations Board – will not be released prior to the ratification vote.
About 130 employees of Crown Holdings went on strike in September 2013, citing Crown’s demands for massive concessions, including a two-tiered job structure.
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