PotashCorp Looks To Avert Labor Strike
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) has reached tentative labor agreements with approximately 500 unionized employees at its Allan, Cory, and Patience Lake potash operations.
These employees – represented by United Steelworkers’ (USW) Local 7689 at Allan, USW Local 7458 at Cory, and USW Local 189 at Patience Lake – will vote to ratify the agreements on Nov. 13.
PotashCorp is the world’s largest fertilizer enterprise. producing the three primary plant nutrients. The company has the largest capacity in the world in potash, second largest in nitrogen, and third largest in phosphate.