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Unionised employees at Mount Polley mine accept new three year contract

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Global Mining Review,

Vancouver-based exploration, mine development and operating company Imperial Metals Corporation has announced that unionised employees at its subsidiary’s (Mount Polley Mining Corporation) Mount Polley mine in British Columbia (Canada) have voted 79% to accept a new three year contract with an effective date of 1 January 2018.

The collective agreement with USW Local 1-2017 had terminated on 31 December 2017. After efforts to renew the collective agreement through mediation proved unsuccessful, unionised employees reportedly initiated strike action on 23 May following a lock out by the company.

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