SUDBURY, ON, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Members of United Steelworkers (USW)
Local 2020 have reached a new collective agreement with Walden Welding
The USW represents 13 workers at Walden Welding, a certified and
licensed custom fabrication and mechanical contracting company serving
the private and industrial sectors.
The workers voted 68% to accept a three-year collective agreement that
includes wage increases and benefit improvements. The union's
bargaining committee had recommended acceptance of the agreement.
The previous collective agreement between the workers and the company
expired on Nov. 7, 2012. An offer was presented by the company and
accepted by union members on Nov. 20. The company and the union are
very pleased with the outcome of the negotiations and the vote.
SOURCE: United Steelworkers (USW)
Marc Ayotte, USW Staff Representative, (705) 675-2461, ext. 225, firstname.lastname@example.org