MONTREAL, April 25, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Tembec today reached an
agreement with its employees from its Kapuskasing, Ontario newsprint
mill, sawmill and forest operations, where Tembec employs a total of
582 employees, of which 498 are unionized.
This collective agreement covers a 5-year contract that will expire in
April 2017. "This agreement would not have been achieved without the
support and hard work from all Local union leaderships, as well as
those at the National and International levels," stated Marc Tremblay,
Tembec Chief Negotiator.
Tembec is a manufacturer of forest products - lumber, pulp, paper and
specialty cellulose - and a global leader in sustainable forest
management practices. Principal operations are in Canada and France.
With annual sales of approximately $2 billion, Tembec has 4,000
employees and is listed on the TSX (TMB).
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