CONTRECOEUR, QC, Feb. 9, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada management and the United Steelworkers-FTQ agreed yesterday on the terms of a new global agreement for renewal of the bargaining contracts covering about 800 union employees at the Contrecoeur East and Longueuil facilities.
The agreements cover the operations and maintenance employees of the Contrecoeur East steelworks and bar mill (local 6586), Contrecoeur East office employees (local 8060) and operations and maintenance employees of the Longueuil bar mill (local 8897).
The proposal will be presented to the union members for ratification during special general meetings to be held in the coming days.
ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada will not issue any additional comments about the agreement in order to respect the ratification process.
About ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada
ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada's (http://long-canada.arcelormittal.com) mission is to safely manufacture sustainable steel in accordance with its values of health and safety, quality, leadership and sustainability. The company employs about 1,700 people in Contrecoeur, Longueuil, Montreal and Hamilton. It operates a scrap-metal recycling and conversion centre, an iron-ore reduction plant, two steel mills, three rolling mills and two wire-drawing mills. The group has an annual production capacity of over 2 million tons of steel and generates economic spinoffs of more than $1 billion per year.
ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada is part of ArcelorMittal, the world's leading integrated steel and mining company, with a presence in more than 60 countries.
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