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Canadian union Unifor gives Rio Tinto 72-hour strike notice

Yahoo! Finance
Canadian union Unifor said on Wednesday miner Rio Tinto has been served with a 72-hour strike notice after nearly seven weeks of unproductive negotiations over proposed changes to workers' retirement income and benefit levels. The union said it is seeking better retirement security for younger workers by moving newer employees from the company's Defined Contribution plan to a Defined Benefit plan. "Rio Tinto is committed to working with the union to reach a mutually beneficial outcome to the o...
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