Weyerhaeuser workers stop production, strike

 

September 14, 2022

Sarah Brown

Weyerhaeuser employees went on strike at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, outside all West Coast facilities, including the location in Lebanon, where a large group of workers congregated that morning with signs and placards.

The local strikers, who are affiliated with the Springfield-based International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge W246 (IAM), said their wage increase for the next four years would be 7% less than the insurance rate increase the company plans over the course of the contract, among other items of contention.

“We have been bargaining [with Weyerh...



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