Avcorp announces labour action at Delta, British Columbia manufacturing facility

Provided by Avcorp Industries Inc

VANCOUVER, Sept. 17, 2019 /CNW/ – Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX: AVP) (the “Company” or “Avcorp”) today announces that it has initiated a lockout of unionized employees at its Delta, British Columbia facility following a lockout notice being provided on September 16, 2019.

The collective agreement between the Company and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (Lodge 250) (the “Union”) expired on March 31, 2019 and the Company has been bargaining in good faith since that time. The prolonged negotiations, the Union’s strike mandate and labour disruptions precipitated the Company’s actions. The lockout affects approximately 270 workers in Delta, British Columbia.

The Company’s operations will be substantially reduced during the lockout and is operating on a reduced basis at the present time. The Company continues to bargain in good faith.