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As Manitoba mine strike looms, Hudbay hires replacement workers and security forces

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Hudbay Minerals is stating it intends to keep its 777 Mine in Flin Flon, Manitoba operating despite a pending strike by 200 union workers scheduled to begin Saturday, according to news reports. Rob Winton, Vice-PresidentĀ of Hudbay’s Manitoba Business Unit, said … Continue reading

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Hudbay union approves preliminary strike vote in Manitoba

Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers working at Hudbay Mineral’s Manitoba mines overwhelming voted Tuesday in favor of a strike that could occur no sooner than April 21. The Flin Flon Reminder is reporting that members … Continue reading

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Rosemont sought non-union actors for television ad campaign

Rosemont Copper Company promises to bring hundreds of high-paying jobs that will transform southern Arizona’s economy. But when the company had the opportunity to show its commitment to paying respectable wages for trade jobs, Rosemont showed its hand. In April … Continue reading

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