Unions move to save jobs

Robinson, Simon
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/11/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 34, p16
Trade Publication
This article reports on the decision of unions in Canada to save jobs at Dow's Plants in Ontario at Sarnia and, at Fort Sascachewan, near Edmonton, Alberta. According to Brian Payne, president of Canada's Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union, Dow Chemical's announcement is a clear indication that Canada's petrochemical industry is suffering because of the rush to export raw product from Alberta's oil patch, thus cutting off needed natural gas and other feedstocks to the domestic market


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