Finning International said its Canadian division extended a contract for 1,700 employees in Alberta and the Northwest Territories with the International Association of Machines and Aerospace Workers, The Canadian Press is reporting. The agreement is subject to a ratification vote by union membership over the next month.
The current contract will expire at the end of April. The extension is scheduled to run for an additional year.
Finning is based in Vancouver, B.C., and operates in western Canada, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, the United Kingdom and Ireland.