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Strike at McMahon Distributeur Pharmaceutique Inc’s Montreal DC

Teamsters Union rejected company offer, walked out


May 7, 2015
by MM&D Online Staff

MONTREAL, Quebec—Unionized employees, represented by the Teamsters QuĂ©bec, local 1999, are on strike at McMahon Distributeur pharmaceutique inc’s Montreal DC. The union rejected the company’s offer after several months of bargaining.

“We are disappointed with the employees’ decision to go on strike, especially given the fact that the offer was recommended by the government-appointed conciliator, said Luc Martinovitch, Vice-President and General Manager of McMahon Distributeur pharmaceutique inc.

McMahon has implemented a contingency plan to continue to supply all its clients.

McMahon Distributeur pharmaceutique inc., a subsidiary of Metro Inc., is active in the distribution of pharmaceutical and parapharmaceutical products in Quebec and Ontario. It directly serves pharmacies, food stores and health network establishments, such as hospitals. Furthermore, McMahon Distributeur pharmaceutique inc. acts as a franchisor of the Brunet, Brunet Plus, Brunet Clinique and Clini Plus banners. The network now counts over 180 affiliated pharmacies.