NEW YORK Unionized workers at Noranda Aluminum Holding
Corp.s New Madrid, Mo., smelter have ratified a new
five-year labor contract, the company says.
The agreement, which covers about 780 workers at the site,
was approved by the union in a Sept. 7 vote, a Noranda
spokesman told AMM, declining to comment further on the terms
of the deal.
We celebrate this new labor agreement because it
reflects the commitment to New Madrids success
demonstrated by the (United Steelworkers union) and Noranda
negotiating teams, Layle Kip Smith, Noranda
president and chief executive officer, said in a statement.
The previous contract was due to expire Aug. 31 but was
extended through Sept. 7 as talks continued (
amm.com, Sept. 4