Stora Enso, Steel Workers Ratify Labor Accord
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI—The United Steel Workers voted Wednesday to ratify a five-year labor pact with Stora Enso. The vote capped off 22 months of negotiations between the two sides.
The deal includes a nine percent wage increase over the life of the contract and a $3,000 ratification bonus per member.
The agreement covers USW locals representing roughly 1,400 members who work at Stora Enso’s Wisconsin plants in Biron, Stevens Point, Whiting and Wisconsin Rapids.