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May 17, 2012
Workers at East Hartford bottling plant strike
Source: Boston Globe

Unionized workers at a Coca-Cola bottling plant in East Hartford have gone on strike, seeking either a pay raise or to maintain their current health benefits.


More than 350 members of Teamsters Local 1035 walked off the job at 4 p.m. Wednesday.


Their contract expired in December. Workers say they are unwilling to pay more for health care unless the company gives back $2.65 an hour in concessions that the union agreed to five years ago in order to maintain its current benefits package.


The company issued a statement Wednesday night saying it is disappointed by the strike and looks forward to resuming negotiations. The company also said there should be few, if any, disruptions to deliveries.

 

 


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