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BCTGM goes on strike

9 Nov, 2012

Members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) go on strike to protest cuts to wages and benefits under a new contract offer, which the union rejected in September.  Union officials say the company stopped contributing to workers’ pensions last year. The strike was the latest in years of labor troubles that had crippled the company’s ability to restructure its finances and produce and deliver products at several facilities

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