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Algoma Steel confirms USW Local 2251 ratifies agreement

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Algoma Steel and the union have been in negotiations for a number of weeks trying to reach a deal.

SAULT STE. MARIE — Algoma Steel Group Inc. reports it has been notified by United Steelworkers Local 2251, the union representing Algoma’s hourly employees, that their members have successfully ratified the terms of the new 5-year collective agreement.

This agreement follows the agreement with the United Steelworkers Local 2724, the union representing its technical, professional, and front-line supervisory employees ratified on July 26, 2022.

Algoma President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Garcia commented on the outcome, “With agreements in place with both our salaried and hourly employees, we can continue our focus on serving our customers and furthering Algoma’s transformation journey to become a leading producer of green steel. We will continue to build value for our shareholders as we work safely as a team, as an employer of choice, a responsible community steward, and a reliable partner in steel for our customers.”



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