Globe Quebec lockout enters third month

Jul 08, 2013 | 01:48 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Globe Specialty Metals, Quebec Silicon LP, CEP, Rene Gauthier, lockout, silicon, ALan Kestenbaum, michael cowden

CHICAGO — A lockout at Globe Specialty Metals Inc.’s plant in Becancour, Quebec, has entered its third month and appears set to drag on as negotiations have stalled and nonunion workers are preparing for vacation, a union official said.

"What we see is that they want to completely stop (production) to permit salaried staff to take vacation this summer," René Gauthier, an official with the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union (CEP), told AMM July 8.....

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