Weyerhaeuser employee strike enters second week
Negotiations continue between company and union
September 21, 2022
Weyerhaeuser employees across the West Coast are continuing a now-week-long strike that started Tuesday, Sept. 13. Strikers have gathered at the Lebanon location since that morning.
Affiliated with the Springfield-based International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge W246 (IAM), they 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. During the current contract, employees used an insurance company that offered a low deductible plan, bu...