Asarco, USW scheduled to meet in mid-November

A meeting between Asarco and representatives of striking workers has been scheduled for November 14, a United Steelworkers (USW) union spokesperson told Fastmarkets.

“We are scheduled to meet on November 14,” Manuel Armenta, a sub-district director for USW told Fastmarkets on Wednesday October 30. “The strike is going on, people are on the picket lines,” Armenta added, referring to the ongoing picketing at the integrated copper producer’s Mission mine and three other company plants in the US state of Arizona and a copper refinery in the US state of Texas. About 2,000 hourly workers have been on strike at five locations in Arizona and Texas since...

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Rijuta Dey Bera

October 31, 2019

05:17 GMT

New York