BATHURST, N.B., Nov. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - United Steelworkers (USW) Local
7085, representing 300 members from Restigouche to Northumberland
Counties who work at the Brunswick Smelter in Belledune, is preparing
for its first round of negotiations with global mining giant Glencore.
Glencore purchased the Brunswick Smelter as part of a multinational
buyout of Xstrata earlier this year.
USW Local 7085 hopes to start contract discussions with Glencore by the
New Year. The existing collective agreement expires on Feb. 28, 2014.
SOURCE: United Steelworkers (USW)
For further information:
Gary White, USW Staff Representative, (506) 546-8881, firstname.lastname@example.org