Operations at a distillery in Gimli are on the rocks.
The over 50 staff who work for Diageo Canada, producing Crown Royal products, have voted down the companies final offer.
In a statement, UFCW Local 832 President Jeff Traeger members are fighting for wage increases, better vacation time and health and welfare benefits.
“Our members go to work every day with the mindset that they are making world’s greatest whisky. The membership believes that if the company put the same effort into this round of bargaining we wouldn’t be on strike.”
Workers will now hit the picket line Saturday morning.