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Gentek strike resolved quickly


June 29, 2017
By Patrick Flannery

A strike at Gentek Building Products in London, Ont., has ended after five days. Members of Unifor Local 27 went on strike June 23, but have reached a tentative deal that will be voted on Thursday.

Here’s the initial report of a strike by Global News: Employees of Gentek Building Products in London strike over “lack of respect” from employer

And here’s today’s London Free Press story reporting the tentative deal: Tentative agreement for striking window makers

Gentek fabricates siding and windows at three plants in London, Burlington, Ont., and Point Claire, Que. It’s products are distributed through 22 branches across the country. Gentek has been in business for over 50 years and is owned by Associated Materials Inc., an Ohio-based building materials conglomerate.

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