St-Constant cement plant workers on strike

The issue of workers' pensions is one of the main reasons for stalled talks.

Private sector workers have been without a collective agreement since last September

A picket line was formed Saturday by workers over contract negotiations. (Syndicat des Métallos)

Workers at the the Lafarge cement plant in St-Constant in the Montérégie region have gone on strike following nine rounds of failed contract negotiations.

The plant's 68 workers began picketing Saturday. 

They have been without a collective agreement since last Sept. 30, 2015.

The issue of workers' pensions is one of the main reasons for stalled talks.

With files from la Presse Canadienne

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