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July 21, 2015

Union members protest layoffs near gates of IOC

The United Steelworkers Union (USW) is seeking arbitration on the case, and, in the meantime, Head said she’ll apply for jobs at places like Muskrat Falls until it’s sorted out.

USW president Ron Thomas said it’s been long enough and it’s time for them to go back to work because the layoffs don’t make sense.

“There are people in there doing the jobs on a regular basis, they’re paying them more money – there’s no business sense to it,” he said.

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