Unionized employees of the ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada Montreal (St.Patrick street) wire mill (United Steelworkers-FTQ Local 9399) held a special general meeting earlier today and the majority voted to accept the principle agreement between the union and the employer for the renewal of their bargaining contract. This agreement will take effect January 1, 2018 for a 6-year term. The current bargaining contract was set to expire on December 31, 2017. The contract covers about 125 workers.
About ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada
ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada’s mission is to safely manufacture sustainable steel in accordance with its values of health and safety, quality, leadership and sustainability. The company employs about 1,700 people in Contrecoeur, Longueuil, Montreal and Hamilton. It operates a scrap-metal recycling and conversion centre, an iron-ore reduction plant, two steel mills, three rolling mills and two wire-drawing mills. The group has an annual production capacity of over 2 million tons of steel and generates economic spinoffs of more than $1 billion per year.
ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada is part of ArcelorMittal, the world's leading integrated steel and mining company, with a presence in more than 60 countries.