Worland Local Business
Monday Apr 20 | via Food Production Daily
A boycott which broke out in Canada urging consumers not to buy beer manufactured in cans by Crown Holdings has reached a settlement in the US. The protest was launched by the United Steelworkers trade union in Toronto earlier this month and had the backing of the Canadian Labour Congress The row broke out after 120 Toronto Steelworkers, who have manufactured beer cans at Crown Holdings North York factory for 25 years, were forced to strike in 2013, after the multi-national company allegedly cut pensions, eliminated the cost of living allowance and cut wages for new starters. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via Benzinga
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc., an affiliate of Crown Holdings, Inc. , announced that it has reached a new multi-year labor agreement with the United Steelworkers union. The agreement, which is effective retroactively to February 23, 2015, covers 143 employees working at the Company's Alsip, IL aerosol packaging plant and its Worland, WY beverage packaging plant. Comment?
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