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Workers strike at Rio Tinto's Kitimat smelter

Some 900 union workers at Rio Tinto’s Kitimat aluminium smelter in British Columbia, Canada have gone on strike for a string of grievances including a proposal to change worker pensions.

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Rio Tinto's Kitimat smelter in British Columbia, Canada

The strike follows seven weeks of negotiations and is due to what Unifor president Jerry Dias, called "Rio Tinto's greed and lack of respect'" for the union members.

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