Proposed Lake Erie contract ‘fair’ and ‘competitive’: USS

May 03, 2013 | 04:37 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  U.S. Steel, Trevor Harris, Nanticoke, lockout, Bill Ferguson, USW, Local 8782, Catherine Ngai

NEW YORK — U.S. Steel Corp. management in Canada has responded publicly to locked-out United Steelworkers union members outside its Nanticoke, Ontario, operations, saying that its latest labor proposal was fair and competitive.

"U.S. Steel Canada seeks nothing more than a competitive agreement. That was the basis for the fair and balanced final offer that we presented to the union on April 15," Trevor Harris, U.S. Steel Canada’s director of government and public affairs, wrote in an opinion piece published in the Hamilton Spectator. "We did not propose to cut wages or slash benefits. .. Not a....





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