Guelph workers strike at NGF Canada glass plant

More than two dozen unionized glass products manufacturing workers went on strike early Tuesday at NGF Canada on York Road, a former Owens Corning plant near Guelph's downtown.

The Japanese-owned firm was asking for concessions the 26 members of Workers United Local 2641 were unwilling to make, president Susan Taylor said from the picket line, where colleagues carried signs reading "no contract, no peace" and "educate, agitate, organize."Taylor vowed, however, the picket line will remain peaceful and neighbours need not fear trouble from the strike, which began after a strike vote Saturday rejected the latest company offer.Supportive beeps could be heard frequently from passing vehicles Tuesday.

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