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Merrill Manufacturing strike over


MERRILL (WAOW)--The President of Merrill Manufacturing says the 8 month strike is over. Patrick Taylor sent out a press release Thursday afternoon saying the company came to an agreement with the union.


PRESS RELEASE (MERRILL)--Merrill Manufacturing and its production and maintenance employees, represented by United Lodge No 2362, IAM, announced today, November 11, 2010, that they have reached a settlement that ends the strike commenced against the Company on March 23, 2010.  The settlement includes a new Labor Agreement that has been ratified by the Union membership.

Merrill Manufacturing thanks the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, its production and maintenance employees and the IAM for working together to reach an agreement that will give the Company an opportunity to meet the challenges in the market.

Patrick Taylor, President of Merrill Manufacturing said, "Now is the time to focus on putting the strike behind us and work together to grow the Company for the benefit of our employees, our community, and our customers."


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