… Representatives of Zircatec and the USW Local 14163 have kept the CNWC members updated on developments in regards to the Slightly Enriched Uranium Candu Fuel Production Proposal at our annual convention for the past few years. Our last convention was held in September 2007.
As do all of the member organizations of the CNWC, USWA Local 14193 holds health and safety of workers to be paramount. Management and the union continue to have a very good understanding and good working relationship. The CNWC fully endorses and supports the very active health and safety culture promoted and established by the USW and Zircatec. We understand that representatives of the local union have worked with Zircatec management to establish many safety policies and practices to address the safety issues created by this new Production Proposal.
The plant Safety Committee consists of both union and management representatives. It meets monthly to address any and all health and safety issues. Monthly meetings well exceed the requirements for the frequency of meetings required under Federal Law for this type of workplace…
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