At the time in Massachusetts, the shutdowns affected adult-use dispensaries while medical dispensaries like Curaleaf Hanover were deemed essential.
Of the 11,000-plus workers represented by the Local 328, fewer than 100 are from the cannabis space.
In addition, Local 328 representatives are currently negotiating a contract for the cannabis workers at a Cresco Labs cultivation and processing facility in Fall River, Mass.
Worker-Management RelationsBig or small, the Local 328 is pushing to extend its representation in the cannabis space.
“So, again, we want to make sure these are good jobs and we’re going to continue to communicate and partner with cannabis workers.”