Cleveland-Cliffs Labor Contract with UAW Ratified atDearborn Works
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc announced that its employees represented by the United Auto Workers Local 600 have ratified a three-year labor contract for its Dearborn Works operations. The new contract is retroactively effective from August 1, 2021 through July 31, 2024, and will cover approximately 1,000 UAW-represented workers at Dearborn.
Cleveland-Cliffs Chairman, President and CEO Mr Lourenco Goncalves said “We are extremely pleased to continue our commitment to good-paying middle class union jobs with a new labor agreement at Dearborn. Our union workforce is at the core of what we do at Cleveland-Cliffs and Cleveland-Cliffs is at the core of American manufacturing as a whole. Our partnership is a powerful one and, with this latest deal, we will maintain our competitive cost structure in flat-rolled steel relative to any of our peers, union or non-union.”
Dearborn is home of the most modern galvanizing line in the country, built in 2011 to produce the most advanced extra-wide automotive-grade exposed materials, among several other high end specs.