Globe labor talks continue after contract ends

May 01, 2013 | 02:05 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Globe Specialty Metals, CEP, Rene Gauthier, Dow Corning, labor negotiations, lockout, Becancour, trade petition silicon

CHICAGO — Workers at Globe Specialty Metals Inc.’s silicon metal facility in Becancour, Quebec, are continuing to negotiate with the company following the April 30 expiration of a five-year labor contract.

One official of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP) told AMM April 30 that workers were poised for a lockout as soon as midnight (, April 30), but another union official, René Gauthier, said May 1 that Globe had given the....

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