Local 146 Boilermakers locked out at CESSCO

August 7, 2020 IBB

Local 146 Boilermakers are joined by their families and members of the community on the picket line in front of CESSCO. Vehicles honk on the busy road to show their support for the locked-out workers. 

Thirty Boilermakers from Local 146 (Edmonton, Alberta) have been locked out of their jobs at CESSCO Fabrication and Engineering Ltd., since June 28 and are going without paychecks and other benefits after the company served up “last, best and final” contract demands that reduce wages and pension contributions and gut critical seniority language. The Boilermakers had been bargaining with the company for over two and a half years and had not seen increases in wages or benefits in over five years.

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