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Unionized Employees of U.S. Steel Canada Ratify Contract Running to March 2017

Posted October 23, 2014

Under Economic Issues

(Canadian Press)

Unionized employees at U.S. Steel Canada's plant in Hamilton have ratified a collective agreement that the company says sends a positive message to its suppliers and customers during a court-supervised restructuring.

The agreement covers about 600 employees represented by the United Steelworkers union.

USW Local 1005 reached a tentative agreement with the company last week. It says the contract was accepted by 86 per cent of the votes cast, with 77 per cent of the membership represented. Read more here.