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Union ramps up pressure in LCBO strike with no talks planned to get deal

"In light of OPSEU threats to picket these locations, we have made the decision to offer an alternative online experience for smaller orders," the LCBO wrote in a statement.

Published Jul 9, 2024 at 8:14pm

The Canadian Press
The Canadian Press
Union ramps up pressure in LCBO strike with no talks planned to get deal
Workers and supporters hold a picket line outside the LCBO distribution centre in Mississauga, Ont., as OPSEU union members continue their strike on Tuesday, July 9 2024. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press)

The union representing Ontario liquor store workers has ramped up pressure in a five-day-old strike, with no talks planned to hammer out a deal.

Thousands of workers at the Liquor Control Board of Ontario walked off the job Friday. The LCBO, in turn, shuttered its stores across the province for two weeks.

At an LCBO distribution centre in Mississauga, Ont., several dozen workers on the picket line delayed delivery trucks entering the warehouse on Tuesday.

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