Resolute Settles

Resolute Forest Products, out of Montreal, QC, Monday announced a five-year renewal of the master collective agreement covering four unionized US pulp and paper mills. Unionized employees voted overwhelmingly to ratify the agreement at mills in Augusta, GA; Calhoun, TN; Catawba, SC; and Coosa Pines, AL, effective as of February 14, 2014.
The agreement covers about 1,500 employees, represented by the United Steelworkers, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, and others.