Machines shutting down at Tembec in Kapuskasing, Ontario in preparation for a strike
There are mixed reports coming out of Kapuskasing, Ontario this afternoon. There are been reports the workers at Tembec have been locked out, but the local media is saying there is no lock out at this time.
2 of 5 unions rejected Tembec’s latest contract offer over the weekend.
One report indicates that the machines are being shut down today, and that employees were sent home at noon due to concern that the stressful atmosphere in the mill could lead to unsafe work conditions.
A strike could occur as soon as 9pm tomorrow (Tuesday).
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