Union rejects Rio Tinto Alcan contract

Union workers at Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.’s Alma, Quebec, smelter have rejected the company’s new contract offer to replace the labor agreement that was set to expire Dec. 31.

The majority of about 755 union workers at the Alma facility rejected the company’s offer Friday morning, the spokesman said.

A government-appointed mediator called the company to a meeting with the union late...


December 31, 2011

00:00 GMT

New York