Friday was last shift at Hammond Cedar for many

Al Bieksa, president of the United Steelworkers Local 209, said about 50 employees of Hammond Cedar worked their last day at the mill on Friday. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

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The first round of layoffs at Hammond Cedar came Friday, as up to 50 employees worked their last shift.

Union president Al Bieksa of United Steelworkers Local 2009 said between 40 and 50 workers were to be laid off, as the first major layoff as the mill begins to shut down permanently.

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Source: Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News

 

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