Mine Mill Local 598/Unifor and Glencore Nickel Sudbury Operations entered into an interim collective agreement on January 30. Members at Con Cast Pipe in Guelph have ratified a three-year collective agreement that has ensured improved wages and benefits. The union`s bargaining team unanimously recommends ratification of the interim agreement. „The bargaining committee negotiated long and hard to reach a fair and equitable collective agreement,“ reads a press release from the Mill Mine Local 598/Unifor Bargaining Committee. The agreement was reached at 4:30 p.m. .m. January 30 The parties had been negotiating since December 14. Unifor Mine Mill Local 598 members have approved a four-year contract with Glencore Integrated Nickel Operations, a deal negotiated on terms. „We are pleased to announce that a provisional collective agreement has been reached.“ „We are very pleased that the parties have reached an interim agreement that is competitive and fair and that balances interests in securing a longer-term future for Sudbury INO, especially at this time of ongoing market uncertainty,“ said Peter Xavier, Vice President of Sudbury INO, in a press release. Unifor Local 1,090 Croven Crystals members have ratified a new three-year collective agreement that ends the strike. Unifor Local 1090 croven Crystals members began the strike on June 18, 2020, after negotiations on a new collective agreement failed. „Overall, it was pretty good,“ Paquin said of members` reaction to the deal. „We always have people who think we can always get more.
But we have to look at the balance to achieve what we wanted to achieve at the negotiating table. Voting on the provisional agreement is possible from 13.m. until the end of the meeting at 7.30 p.m. .m. Radisson Palladium Room. Sudbury Mine Mill and Smelter Worker`s Union, Local 598/Unifor, reports that it has entered into a preliminary collective agreement with Glencores Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations. The union that represents glencore`s mine workers in Sudbury has voted in favour of a new contract. Although it was not discussed during negotiations, it played a role in the four-year contract, which provides for a 2% wage increase over the life of the agreement. Glencores Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations (Sudbury INO) activities include exploration, Fraser Mine, Nickel Rim South Mine, Strathcona Mill and Sudbury Smelter. The company has been mining nickel-copper ore since 1928 in the Sudbury area of northern Ontario, Canada. The facilities are spread over the 60-kilometre-long oval geological formation, known as the Sudbury Basin. To foster thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear at each submission in CBC/Radio-Canada`s online communities (except in children`s and youth communities).
Pseudonyms are no longer allowed. Sudbury INO currently employs approximately 1300 permanent employees. After rising significantly above $10 a pound six years ago, nickel has risen 4.30 $US in recent years. It`s a market, but will the Sudbury miners agree? The contract was set to expire at midnight on Jan. 31, the company said. „I congratulate both teams for their hard work and commitment to achieve this positive result.“ Without these projects, Glencore would exhaust its current supply of ore by 2023, he said. By making a comment, you agree that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish all or part of that comment in any manner chosen by CBC. . .