GODERICH, ON, Aug. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - CEP Local 16-0 has reached a tentative agreement with Compass Minerals on behalf of about 400 employees of Sifto Salt who went on strike Aug. 20th. The agreement is pending review of final documents. A ratification vote is scheduled for next week.
The mine is an important employer in the town of Goderich and has been employing workers there since the 1950s. The workers have been bargaining since February 2012 to renew their collective agreement.
The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada 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 CANADA
For further information:
Joe Free, CEP National Representative, (519)-332-7879, [email protected]