Shutdown will be complete by the end of 2019, after the mill’s remaining log and lumber inventories have been processed and shipped.
USW says previous inquiries into explosions at Babine Forest Products and Lakeland Mills raised more questions than answers.
Industry association head cites potential instability in the US over NAFTA’s future while auto and housing sectors slow.
New contract includes 2% annual wage increases, higher shift premiums, introduction of a millwright apprenticeship program.
Workers and management hit sticking points on pension benefits and wages during contract negotiations.
New contracts maintain wages, benefits, pensions and other terms for 540 USW members.
Chuck Jones told The Washington Post that Trump lied about how many jobs were saved by the deal.
Unfairly traded and subsidized steel pipe imports, and slowing pipeline demand blamed.
USW’s international president Leo Gerard said the union decided to back off on the issue.
Union says ongoing problems at Essar Algoma, US Steel threatening up to 100,000 industry jobs.
Employees ratify six-year deal that guarantees a return to their jobs.
The 22-month long strike involves 130 employees represented by the USW.
Ontario commissioned report reveals contention over whether workers will return to work once a collective agreement is negotiated.
Contract will increase wages by 4.6% over the term of the agreement.
Five-year contract expected to come into effect June 1.