sysco foods strike enters third day.
In sysco foods strike three hundred food service workers walked off the job on Saturday.
sysco foods strike officially began at 12:01 a.m.
Due to sysco foods strike Traffic was at a standstill Monday along a stretch of Spring Street
in Plympton on third day.
"We are going to be here as long as it takes - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year," Teamsters Local 653 business agent Brian Voci said.
In sysco foods strike Workers used megaphones to sound air sirens at tractor-trailer drivers trying to leave the facility.
In sysco foods strike Voci representative of union driver demand focused on higher pay, pensions and health care benefits among other issues.
Sysco said the company's offer to Local 653 included wage increases of 25% over the life of the contract and more health care options at lower costs.
Sysco says drivers are on track to earn $110,000 this year. "All the other companies in this area are 7 to 8 dollars more an hour than we are
The company said their negotiation team advised the union they're "available" to bargain.