Bayer MaterialScience, Union Reach Labor Agreement

Polymers and high-performance plastics maker and union negotiators have reached an agreement on a contract that would cover 71 workers.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Bayer MaterialScience and union negotiators have reached a tentative agreement on a contract that would cover 71 workers.
 
Members of District 24 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers are to vote on the contract proposal Thursday.
 
The union and the company announced the proposed contract Tuesday.
 
This would be the first contract between Bayer MaterialScience and the workers. The company operates a portion of a South Charleston plant formerly operated by Union Carbide. The workers moved from Union Carbide to Bayer MaterialScience in January.
 
Bayer MaterialScience produces polymers and high-performance plastics.
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