GODERICH, ON, July 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Unifor and Compass Minerals returned to the bargaining table today and progress was made.
Both sides have agreed to extend talks and will return to the negotiating table at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, July 13, 2018, in the interests of negotiating a collective agreement that meets the needs of all parties.
Compass Minerals is a leading provider of essential minerals that solve nature's challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses, and specialty plant nutrition minerals that improve the quality and yield of crops. Compass Minerals' mission is to be the best essential minerals company by delivering where and when it matters. With approximately 3,000 employees, the company produces its minerals at locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Brazil and the U.K. For more information about Compass Minerals and its products, please visit www.compassminerals.com.
Unifor Local 16-0 represents 348 members who work in the salt mine in Goderich, Ontario.
Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy. The union advocates for all working people and their rights, fights for equality and social justice in Canada and abroad, and strives to create progressive change for a better future.
For further information: Compass Minerals Media Contact: Tara Hefner, 1-913-344-9319, MediaRelations@compassminerals.com; Unifor Media Contact: Natalie Clancy, 1-902-479-9238, Natalie.Clancy@unifor.org