Weyerhaeuser employee strike continues at site


October 19, 2022

Sarah Brown

Weyerhaeuser employees man the picket lines at the Santiam mill on Hwy. 20 earlier this week.

Weyerhaeuser employees finished their fifth week of a strike Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Lebanon site.

The strike now enters a sixth week as contract negotiations between the company and union members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge W246 (IAM) continue to prove unfruitful following the most recent meetings, held Oct. 13-14.

More than 1,100 employees on the West Coast halted production at two log export facilities, two log truck operations, seven logging camps and four sawmills on Sept. 13.

The contention centers around an age-old dispute: wha...

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