Layoff Notices Issued to 500 Steelworkers at Evraz in Regina
REGINA, Saskatchewan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Evraz North America has issued layoff notices to 500 members of the United Steelworkers (USW) at Evraz Steel’s Tubular Division in Regina.
The company’s layoff notice states that these workers are being laid off indefinitely, effective end of shift on Dec. 17, 2020. The notice follows previous layoffs in November.
“These new layoffs are coming during a very difficult time, as we are in the middle of a pandemic and Christmas is just a few weeks away. The impact on our members, their families and our community is going to be very tough,” said Mike Day, USW Local 5890 President.
“It’s been no secret that layoffs were coming, but we didn’t expect this many all at once,…