SAQ Employees On Strike

Quebecers who enjoy a drink or two may find their local liquor
store closed, after more than 400 workers walked off the job in a
one-day strike over contract talks.

The walkout is affecting most of the province’s liquor outlets,
but management is keeping 60 outlets open.

It’s the first of six strike days the union has planned to
pressure the Quebec government into working out a deal.

The 55-hundred unionized employees have been without a contract
since March of 2017 and negotiations have been ongoing for 16
months.

Some stores will remain open, they include the following:

  • Côte-des-Neiges/Jean-Brillant
  • Dorion
  • Du Parc/Fairmount Ouest
  • Fleury/Papineau
  • Galeries des Sources
  • Galeries Normandie
  • Griffintown
  • Jean-Talon/Viau
  • Kirkland – St-Charles/Brunswick
  • Lachine – 28e avenue
  • Mont-Royal Est/Mentana
  • N.D.G. – Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
  • Place Dupuis
  • Sherbrooke Est/Carignan
  • Ste-Catherine Ouest/Stanley
  • Valleyfield

 

For more details, visit the SAQ website here

 

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