Job action likely as talks break down between Dunkin’ Donut supplier, union
I guess when mediation fails, sometimes its the donut eaters that lose! :)
Contract negotiations between Teamsters Local 25 and Dunkin’ Donuts’ supplier Northeast DCP have reached an impasse, and both sides are bracing for a walkout, company and union officials say.
Even the presence of a federal mediator at a negotiating session on Friday wasn’t enough to keep talks rolling, Teamsters Local 25 President Sean M. O’Brien said in a statement.
A threatened strike by the nearly 200 drivers who supply 2,400 Dunkin’ Donuts stores throughout New England was averted July 1 by a last-minute intervention by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service’s office in Boston.
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