Loblaw, Union in Agreement; 2 Maxi Stores to Close

A four-month strike affecting some Maxi stores in Quebec appears on the verge of ending after Provigo — the division of Loblaw that runs the stores — and the United Food and Commercial Workers union agreed in principle to a new deal.

MONTREAL — A four-month strike affecting some Maxi stores in Quebec appears on the verge of ending after Provigo — the division of Loblaw that runs the stores here — and the United Food and Commercial Workers union agreed in principle to a new deal. However, two of the 12 stores affected by the strike will not reopen, the retailer said.

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