Local 790

 

 February 8, 2018 marked the one-year anniversary of the explosion at PCA in DeRidder that killed 3 employees.

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In April, we stood with President Trump when he called for an investigation to examine the importance of steel to our national security. We said then and believe now that it’s about time we have actions such as this from the White House to remind people that a strong steel industry, from the mines to the mills, is the backbone of our country, our infrastructure and our military.

Recent News

When management at Solvay’s Chicago Heights plant reinterpreted contract language regarding safety shoe reimbursement and unilaterally implemented its new policy, Local 7-765-01 filed a grievance, an unfair labor practice (ULP) charge and took the case to arbitration.

The local won.

 In a letter written in late January, US Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), urged President Trump to address China’s latest unfair trade practices and balancing the trade deficit. Chinese paper policy has driven up the global price of pulp – causing problems for Wisconsin paper producers like Appleton Coated.

CSB Releases Final Report into Chemical Release at MGPI Industries; Report Emphasizes Key Safety Lessons to Prevent Future Inadvertent Mixing Incidents – The U.S. Chemical Safety Board released its case study titled “Key Lessons for Preventing Inadvertent Mixing During Chemical Unloading Operations,” which examines a mixture of incompatible materials at the MGPI Processing Plant in Atchison, Kansas on October 21, 2016.

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