Locals 480 & 9705
Local 480 & 9705 Bargaining Committees met jointly with the Company Bargaining Committee for a protocol meeting on April 18th, 2017. This was also the first introduction between the Company and Union committees.
The purpose of the meeting was to establish the ground rules for this set of negotiations. This will help ensure that both parties will remain professional and respectful throughout the process. We discussed a number of issues such as; scheduling of future meetings, locations, and communications. The parties will be exchanging non – monetary proposals on April 27th.
We would like to remind you to attend the Union meeting on April 25th
at the following locations for your information and feedback:
In order to achieve our goals, your continued strength and solidarity are essential for our success and we will be calling on you throughout this process for your support. The Bargaining Committees will continue to keep you updated as necessary.
Local’s 480 & 9705 USW
2017 Bargaining Committee.