The union's Xstrata Nickel unit chair, Guy Desloges, confirmed the results Feb. 2.
A tentative deal was reached at around 7:45 a.m. Feb. 1 after a marathon bargaining session.
The new collective agreement includes items such as a $3,000 signing bonus to all active employees, and an additional $1,000 in the third year of the contract, as well as a one per cent wage increase in each year of the contract.
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