Sorrento Cheese Sees Teamster Strike
Sorrento Cheese and its employees are trying to come to an agreement on health care coverage after workers went on strike yesterday. The outcome of the conflict is yet to be determined.
Beginning at 4:45 AM on July 9th, 270 production and maintenance employees of Sorrento Cheese went on strike outside the South Park Plant in Buffalo.
The employees are members of the Teamsters Local Union No. 264, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, from Cheektowaga, NY. A secret ballot was taken two weeks ago where in a vote of 209-6 in favor of the strike, based on Sorrento Cheese's unilateral imposition, effective July 2, 2012 of inferior terms for health care coverage.