End of strike at McMahon Distributeur pharmaceutique inc.'s Montreal distribution centre

May 22, 2015, 14:30 ET from METRO INC.

MONTREAL, May 22, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - McMahon Distributeur pharmaceutique inc., a susbsidiary of Metro Inc., is pleased to announce that its Montreal distribution centre's unionized employees, represented by the Teamsters Québec, local 1999, have accepted the conciliator's recommendation, effectively ending the strike that started on May 6. Normal operations will resume on Sunday, May 24.

The new collective agreement will be in effect for the next seven years and will allow the company to meet its clients and its employees' needs.

McMahon Distributeur pharmaceutique inc.
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. Over the past few years, the pharmacies affiliated with those banners have continued to grow and the network now counts over 180 affiliated pharmacies.