Rio Tinto Borax workers lockout

By Mark Watts
Published: Monday, 01 February 2010

Workers at California borates site locked out as union rejects new contract

US Borax, a subsidiary of Rio Tinto Minerals, has decided to lock out employees at its California operations after the failure to negotiate a new labour agreement with union representatives.


The decision came after five months of negotiations with the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 30, which...

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