Rio Tinto Borax workers lockout
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...