An Oregon paper mill which was sold off in bankruptcy proceedings last month will re-hire half the workers that were fired – but without a Union contract. <?xml:namespace prefix = o>
When Pope and Talbot paper mill in Halsey went bankrupt last month, 180 workers lost their jobs.
Now, at least ninety of those workers will be re-hired by the company that bought the assets from the bankruptcy court.
The mill's new owners, Minnesota-based Wayzata Investment Partners, has not yet recognized the two unions that had existing labor contracts when the mill was closed.
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