Resolute Announces Ratification of 4-Year Labor Agreement With Unifor at 8 Quebec Sawmills

Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced on Monday (7-25-22) the ratification of a four-year labor agreement with Unifor, the union which covers over 1,000 employees that work in eight of the company’s Quebec sawmills.

The collective agreements were ratified on July 22, following an agreement in principle reached on July 15, and cover hourly employees represented by Unifor at Resolute’s Comtois, Girardville, La Doré, Maniwaki, Mistassini, Normandin, Outardes, and Saint-Thomas facilities.

Speaking about the significance of the agreement, Remi G. Lalonde, president and CEO of Resolute, said:

“We are pleased to have renewed the labor agreement with employees of this important business segment. The collective agreement underscores their contribution to the company’s success and provides stability for our customers, communities, and other partners.”

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Resolute Announces Ratification of Collective Agreement at Eight Sawmills in Quebec