VANCOUVER, British Columbia Aug 27 Workers at
Mosaic Co.'s (MOS.N) Colonsay potash operations in Western
Canada have ratified a new three-year contract, the United
Steelworkers union said on Thursday.
The contract includes a base wage increase of 5 percent in
the first year and 5.5 percent in the second and third years,
with premiums for tradespeople. Office and technical employees
will get a 5.5 percent increase in all three years.
The union represents just over 350 employees at the
facility, which is located about an hour drive east of
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The new agreement expires at the end
of April 2012.
(Reporting by Allan Dowd; editing by Rob Wilson)