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Crofton mill workers sign collective agreement

Contract good for four years
Workers at the Crofton pulp mill sign new collective agreement. (File photo)

The workers at the Crofton pulp mill have a new four-year contract.

Few details of the new collective agreement have been publicly released, other than a statement from Catalyst Paper, which owns the mill, that it is pleased that the contract has been ratified.

“We worked hard to achieve a negotiated agreement that recognizes employees’ contributions and reflects the changing realities of our business,” Catalyst’s statement said.

“We believe it is a fair and competitive agreement, and we will continue to focus on ensuring Crofton is a safe, efficient and productive mill, and an employer of choice for current and future generations of workers.”

Officials from the PPWC Local #2, which represents the more than 400 workers at the Crofton mill, declined to comment on the new collective agreement.

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