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LABOUR: USW, Vale ink new collective agreement

ONTARIO – The members of USW Local 2020-05 have ratified a new four-year collective agreement with Vale at its Sudbury operations. The agreement comes into effect on April 1, 2013.



ONTARIO – The members of USW Local 2020-05 have ratified a new four-year collective agreement with Vale at its Sudbury operations. The agreement comes into effect on April 1, 2013.

The 276 office, technical and professional members of the local will enjoy “improvements to the current pay for performance practices, various other improvements to collective agreement language and the option to negotiate an extension to the term of the collective agreement,” said the company in a release.

Information about Vale’s worldwide mining projects is available at Vale.com.