The United Steelworkers Local Union 7106 is in contract negotiations with Hudbay. They are now negotiating non-monetary issues mainly language changes in the contract. Union Recording Secretary Matt Winterton says the talks are reaching some impasses so some of their members decided to show support for the negotiating committee. He says it’s a huge help to them as it gives them a bit of confidence because they’re trying to do this for our communities, they’re not doing it for their own selfish pig headedness. He says they recognize that there’s a feeling within the whole community that change needs to take place.
Winterton adds the committee was really impressed by the show of support from the membership in trying to make that happen.