USW blasts USS-Canada for settlement

Dec 13, 2011 | 03:15 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  U.S. Steel, Canada, Christian Paradis, Stelco, steel, Michael Cowden

TORONTO — The United Steelworkers union is blasting a settlement of the long-running dispute between U.S. Steel Corp. and the Canadian government over whether the steelmaker lived up to commitments made when it acquired the former Stelco Inc. in 2007.

"Recently, U.S. Steel approached me with a proposal for new and enhanced undertakings. After extensive negotiations, a settlement has been reached that demonstrates U.S. Steel’s sustained commitment to operating in Canada," Christian Paradis, Canada’s Minister of Industry, said in a statement.....

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