Weyerhaeuser workers end strike


November 2, 2022

Weyerhaeuser employees returned to work this week after being on strike for nearly seven weeks for contract negotiations.

More than 1,100 employees on the West Coast of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge W246 (IAM) halted production at two log export facilities, two log truck operations, seven logging camps and four sawmills from Sept. 13 to Oct. 27.

Lodge President Tom Thede said three of the significant issues centered around healthcare, a signing bonus and vacation.

For healthcare benefits, the previous two proposals rejected by the union includ...

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