Monday, July 07, 2008

Catalyst shutting mill, 440 will lose jobs

read full article: Victoria Times Colonist
The move to shut the Elk Falls pulp operation shocked the mill's union, the Communications, Energy and Paper-Makers Union.

'We are really disappointed that Catalyst has chosen to do this,' CEP spokesman Karen Cooling said.

'We know that the industry in general is having its challenges,' said Cooling. 'But our locals are always having consultations with local management to see how things can improve.'

She said the next step for the union was consultations with the locals to see what can be done.

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