USW Local 1419 ratifies new contract with DS Smith

On Friday, Nov. 26, USW Local 1419 reached a tentative agreement with the DS Smith site in Reading, PA. The six months of bargaining entailed a bat light action and support from Unite the Union (UK). The new contract was ratified Sunday, Nov. 28. 

Congratulations to the membership of USW Local 1419 for staying strong through tough bargaining and winning a new contract. A big ‘thank you’ goes out to the USW members from sister facilities in Reading and Workers Uniting members in the UK who showed unyielding solidarity during 1419's fight for a far contract.

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