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Coca-Cola bottling facility to resume production after three-week strike

An employee arranges bottles of Coca-Cola at a store in Alexandria, Virginia in this October 16, 2012 file photo.

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Production will resume at a Coca-Cola bottling facility in Brampton, Ont., on Monday, ending a three-week strike at the company's largest Canadian plant.

A spokesman for the Canadian Auto Workers says a new three-year deal for 700 union workers was approved by a strong majority.

Jerry Dias says pension benefits and concerns over outsourcing were the biggest issues that have now been resolved in the new agreement.

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The new deal at the plant just northwest of Toronto also includes wage increases.

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