With the Province still under a State of Emergency and the recommendations from the National Office, this Mondays[ April 20th] Membership Meeting will be CANCELED.
STEEL PRODUCTION UPDATE;
We had a discussion this week regarding production and staffing levels. It is now expected that the Steel division will reduce to 3 crew operations in late May. We have requested a shift and seniority meeting with the company for the first week of May to discuss shift options.
TUBULAR PRODUCTION UPDATE;
Next week the 24 inch will be crewing up and the 2 inch down 1 crew. It is expected the 24″ will get to 2 finishing crews and the 2″ will be down. There is no expectation for layoffs at this time.
The Union has also filed a grievance in regards to the latest 3 day layoff in Tubular.