Sifto and union working to solidify tentative contract
GODERICH, ON, Sept. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union Local 16-0 and Compass Minerals are continuing to meet to review outstanding issues surrounding the strike at the Sifto Salt Mine in Goderich, Ontario.
We are working with the employer to solidify the tentative agreement we had reached earlier this month, said CEP Administrative Vice-President Dave Moffat. The workers have been on strike since August 30.
"Morale and solidarity on the picket line are high," continued Moffat. "CEP is working to resolve this dispute quickly and get our members back on the job."
CEP is the largest union in several key sectors of Canada's economy, including forestry, energy, telecommunications and media. The union's 110,000 members work at a wide variety of jobs in hundreds of different workplaces across the country.
SOURCE: COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY AND PAPERWORKERS UNION OF CANADAFor further information:
Glenn Sonier, CEP National Representative (519) 339-6290