McIntyre Powder was used between 1943-1979 in mines and other industries. The theory, eventually proved false, was that inhaling the powder would protect workers' lungs.
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Employees of the Crown Metal Packaging factory in Toronto have ratified a new collective agreement, ending a 22-month strike.
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The United Steelworkers and Crown Holdings have reached a tentative agreement aimed at ending a 22-month strike at a beer can manufacturing plant in Toronto.
This holiday weekend beer drinkers across Canada will pledge to buy their suds in bottles instead of cans, to support Toronto factory workers on strike for 20 months.
May 1, 2015
Ontario Ministry of Labour, Toronto Headquarters
400 University AvenueToronto
Canada43° 39' 12.3804" N, 79° 23' 17.6856" W
After 19 months on the picket line, Crown strikers are calling on the Minister of Labour to take action and force Crown Holdings to negotiate. Join them in solidarity!