Union workers at the EVRAZ steel mill in Pueblo in US have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement. Members of USW Local 2102 (production and maintenance workers) and Local 3267 (clerical, technical, and plant protection workers) voted on October 20th, 2022 to accept the agreement. According to the United Steelworkers, the contract provides for an eighteen percent increase in base wages over the life of the deal, including 7% in the first year. It also includes significant increases in pension benefits for future retirees. The USW said the contract also continues to provide healthcare coverage at no monthly cost to members, spouses, or their dependents while significantly decreasing out-of-pocket costs and expanding coverage in several areas not previously addressed. Finally, the deal also includes numerous language changes which will address quality of life and working conditions at the plant.