Alcoa and USW Reach Labour Deal

2 June 2010 (Last Updated June 2nd, 2010 18:30)

Alcoa has reached an agreement with the United Steelworkers Union on a four-year labour contract covering 5,400 workers at ten manufacturing locations in the US. The agreement, subject to ratification by the workers, addresses key issues identified in negotiations which began on 17 May, t

Alcoa has reached an agreement with the United Steelworkers Union on a four-year labour contract covering 5,400 workers at ten manufacturing locations in the US.

The agreement, subject to ratification by the workers, addresses key issues identified in negotiations which began on 17 May, the company said.

Alcoa, one of the world's largest aluminium miners, expects its workers to ratify the agreement soon.