More than 1,100 Freightliner LLC Sterling Truck division workers walked off the job earlier today because the Canadian Auto Workers union and the company couldn’t reach agreement on a new contract. CAW Local 110 workers at Freightliner’s St. Thomas, Ont., facility are striking because the truck maker wants employees to contribute more in co-payments on health benefits, reports say. A CAW spokesman says the union isn’t demanding benefit changes, only a restructuring of the benefit program ...
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