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United Steelworkers unveils details of Viatris’ Morgantown severance package

By David Beard, The Dominion Post

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The United Steelworkers has released the details of the severance agreement between Viatris and Local 8-957, which represents about 850 employees at what is still known as the Mylan plant on Chestnut Ridge Road.

The International provided a copy of the local’s membership update issued last week that provides the outline of the agreement.

The update prefaces the details with these comments: “Bargaining over the effects of a shutdown completely changes the dynamics of bargaining. In short, the union faces a more difficult time because its usual leverage points are taken away.

“Despite this, we were able to leverage the solidarity and support you gave us into the agreement we are describing below. We are confident that we negotiated the best agreement possible and left nothing on the table.” …

To read more: https://www.dominionpost.com/2021/07/12/united-steelworkers-unveils-details-of-viatris-morgantown-severance-package/

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