Evraz lockout said hurting supply chain
May 07, 2012 | 02:37 PM
| Michael Cowden
TORONTO A lockout at an Evraz Inc. North America facility in Canada is already affecting the energy tubulars supply chain to some extent.
Both the Canadian Auto Workers union and a spokeswoman for the Chicago-based steelmaker confirmed Monday that a lockout of CAW Local 551 workers at Evrazs Camrose, Alberta, pipe mill had begun at 9 a.m. May 5 and remained in effect Monday.
Both sides also confirmed that production was planned at the facility, but there was little agreement beyond that.
"Were still open to negotiations but have not heard anything more from the union," an Evraz spokeswoman said Monday.
But CAW national representative Todd Romanow claimed it was Evraz that had abandoned negotiations. "They have not offered to get back together and bargain at all," he said. "If they are interested in negotiations, they should leave Chicago and come up to Camrose."....
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