Kaiser Aluminum Corporation, a leading producer of semi-fabricated speciality aluminium products, announced that United Steelworkers (USW) Local 104 accepted a new four-year labour agreement to work at Kaiser’s Warrick rolling mill in Indiana, formerly owned by Alcoa. Kaiser’s Warrick rolling mill is a melt shop for used beverage cans.
Kaiser said the agreement with United Steelworkers took effect from May 15, 2023, and would be in place till May 15, 2027.
“We are very pleased to have reached a mutually beneficial agreement to position our company and USW employees at Warrick for sustainable success. Consistent with our expectations when we acquired Warrick on March 31, 2021, we believe the contributions from our Warrick employees will be instrumental in the achievement of our longer-term growth objectives for the packaging business,” Kaiser President and CEO Keith A. Harvey said.
He added, “This agreement further underscores the strength of our relationship with the United Steelworkers and our objectives to be a preferred employer in our communities, preferred supplier for our customers, and preferred investment for our shareholders."
USW Local 104 is a company that operates in the Civic & Social Organization industry.