Ontario Liquor Control Board Workers are getting ready to vote on a new tentative agreement today and tomorrow.
The deal was reached late last month, averting a strike that had been set for June 24
News of the potential strike, which would have seen about 6,000 workers
walk off the job, cleared store shelves across the province as
customers rushed to stock up on booze.
Information meetings run by the Ontario Public Service
Employees union have been underway so workers can learn the details of
the new offer.
In recommending acceptance, the union's negotiating committee
is saying the contract contains "gains for everyone and no giveaways."
This refers to the union's claim the LCBO was attempting to
reduce full-time jobs and run the operation with casual workers at