Weyerhaeuser strike reaching potential end?
October 26, 2022
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge W246 (IAM) President Tom Thede reported Monday, Oct. 24, that it (along with two federal mediators) has reached a tentative agreement with Weyerhaeuser following day-long negotiations on Thursday.
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. Workers at the firm's Lebanon site finished their fifth week of a strike Wednesday, Oct. 19.
The contention centers around an age-old dispute: what employees...