NEW YORK Wise Alloys LLC
has signed a new five-year labor agreement with United
Steelworkers union Local 200.
The agreement covers roughly 420
union employees at the companys Muscle Shoals, Ala.,
headquarters, according to a spokeswoman for parent Wise Metals
"Our new agreement benefits
employees and the company by providing the ability to plan for
the future over a longer period of time. Employees are assured
of wage improvement and the company can better forecast costs,"
Wise Metals Group executive vice president and chief operating
officer Wes Oberholzer said in a statement.
Wise Alloys signed a new five-year labor agreement with its
engineers in October (
amm.com, Oct. 15).