Belgium - Agreement at AB InBev after strike - March 31, 2018

Starting at 8 March, workers of brewery AB InBev went on strike for several days. Workers blocked delivery trucks from entering or leaving the AB InBev breweries; as a result, no deliveries could be made to bars, supermarkets or other retailers. With the actions the workers protested the failure of negotiations on a premium being paid to workers who have to move to another site because AB InBev is closing its site in Hasselt. A few days later, unions and AB InBev reached an agreement and the breweries re-opened.

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