Workers at Goldcorps Timmins operation ratify new contract get 6 wage hike

TIMMINS, Ont. – Members of the United Steelworkers union employed by Goldcorp Inc. in Timmins, Ont., have ratified a collective agreement that includes a 6% wage increase over three years.The 275 members of USW Local 7580 will also receive a $1,500 signing bonus as well as improvements in pensions, benefits and contract language.The union said 93% of votes cast were in favour of the agreement.Goldcorp is one of Canada’s largest gold producers.