Weyerhaeuser employees vote to strike at midnight

By Jeff Clemens
The Chinook Observer
September 12, 2022
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US West

RAYMOND — Sources at the Weyerhaeuser Raymond Mill reached out to the Observer and stated that the union has voted to strike beginning at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13. According to a source, members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Woodworkers union are unhappy with a contract offer and have taken to a strike as a last resort. “Everyone is making signs and getting ready to picket,” one source who asked to remain anonymous told the Observer. “I can tell you at midnight the employees will be walking out, meeting at a location and [will] be holding down the lines. Tonight, tomorrow, and tomorrow night until we get what we want.” …If it happens as planned, this will be the first West Coast strike of the firm since 1986.

Read More