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Workers ratify agreement with Rogers Sugar, months-long strike ends

By Food in Canada Staff   

Business Operations Ingredients & Additives British Columbia Editor pick Lantic Rogers Sugar

Unionized workers at the Vancouver refinery of Rogers Sugar ratify a five-year labour agreement, bringing to an end a strike that began on September 28, 2023.

The Vancouver refinery employs approximately 140 unionized workers.

“We believe this agreement meets the needs of the employees and the organization, and it enables us to serve our customers, increase output and meet growing demand for our product,” said Mike Walton, president and CEO of Rogers Sugar. “We are pleased that the workers at our Vancouver refinery have ratified this agreement, and we look forward to returning to full production in Vancouver to support our customers in Western Canada.”

The Vancouver refinery is operated by Lantic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rogers Sugar.

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