Weyerhaeuser strike potentially coming to an end

By Billy Spotz
KVAL 13 Oregon
October 21, 2022
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US West

The ongoing Weyerhaeuser strike could be nearing its end. After a federal mediator was brought in to oversee the negotiations last week, a new offer has been submitted to the striking workers, one that union officials have agreed to. While the offer won’t be ratified until next week after votes on the offer are counted, the agreement marks a substantial victory for the union side. The new offer has lower healthcare premiums than before, the primary issue the workers were rallying against, as well as increased wages over the next four years. …Friday morning, union workers held a rally to announce the agreed-upon new deal, as well as congratulating the striking workers. …Weyerhaeuser workers will vote on the bill next Tuesday, and results will be tabulated next Thursday.

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