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Today's Teamster News 07.23.13

Teamsters labour dispute with IKEA drags on; mediation to resume Tuesday  Vancouver Sun   ...At the Richmond Ikea store in British Columbia, Canada, the indoor showroom was tidied for the Sunday morning crowds and cashiers were hustling shoppers through as usual. But every car driving into the half-filled parking lot was made aware of an ongoing labour dispute between the company and its union, Teamsters Local 213...

IKEA locks out Teamsters for 8 weeks

Our brothers and sisters in British Columbia are standing strong against IKEA, which locked them out eight weeks ago. The furniture giant made a concessionary contract offer that 84 percent of the workers rejected.

David Halme writes in The Stand that IKEA now wants to bust the union:


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