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The investments are part of the Company’s ongoing commitment to support value-added manufacturing on the B.C. Coast and grow its value-added wood products business, all while continuing to improve Western’s long-term competitiveness.
“We are proud to have one of the most gender diverse Board and executive management teams in the industry,” said Jennifer Foster, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Human Resources, Western Forest Products. “As we celebrate this recognition of women in leadership roles, I would also like to acknowledge the valued contributions of all of the women on the Western team.”
The new 8-year agreement covers approximately 70 hourly employees and commences October 15, 2021. The agreement aligns employee and business needs to support attraction and retention and provides general wage increases.
The agreement contains provisions that address particular concerns to workers in TFL 44 and generally mirrors the one signed by USW Local 1-1937 members in February 2020.