SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD, QC, Nov. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - A tentative agreement has been reached between the United Steelworkers Local 6486 negotiating committee, representing 371 workers at the CEZinc refinery in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, and Noranda Income Fund.
Union members will review and vote on the terms of the tentative agreement at a closed-door membership meeting on Saturday, Nov. 25. Details of the agreement will not be disclosed, nor will public statements be made prior to the membership meeting.
The 371 workers have been on strike since Feb. 12 of this year.
The United Steelworkers/Syndicat des Métallos, affiliated with the Quebec Federation of Labour (QFL-FTQ), is Quebec's largest private-sector union, with more than 60,000 members working in all sectors of the economy.
SOURCE United Steelworkers (USW)
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The USW is the largest private sector union in both Canada and North America with more than 225,000 members in Canada and more than 800,000 members continent-wide. The USW is Canada's most diverse union, representing men and women working in every sector of the economy.