Hog slaughter resumes at Olymel after strike ends


The Canadian Press

via CTV News - September 3, 2021


MONTREAL -- Hog slaughtering activities resumed at the Olymel plant in Vallée-Jonction on Friday morning, and all employees have been called back to work.


The management of the large agri-food company made the announcement in a Friday press release.


The strike by the workers' union at the Olymel plant in Vallée-Jonction, in Beauce, lasted four months and required two tentative agreements before being approved by the workers.


Olymel said that disinfection and maintenance activities took place as planned on Sept.1 and 2, so that hog slaughtering activities could resume on Sept. 3…