workers have ratified a new five-year labor agreement with
Haynes International Inc., a company employee confirmed July
The ratification vote
was held July 3, said Mary Smith, an employee in the
companys human resources department. She declined to
A woman who answered
the phone at United Steelworkers union Local 2958, which
represents workers at Kokomo, Ind.-based Haynes, also confirmed
that the vote had taken place but referred questions about the
vote tally to local president Rex Ambrose, who did not
immediately respond to a request for comment.
The agreement covers
approximately 505 workers at Haynes Kokomo plant and
Lebanon, Ind., service center, the nickel- and cobalt-based
alloy producer said earlier in the week.
agreement between Haynes and the USW will represent a strong
statement that both the company and the USW are making a
long-term commitment to employees, customers and shareholders,"
Jean C. Neel, vice president, corporate affairs, said in a
statement July 1.