Resolute Forest agrees in principle to renew collective agreements in Canada Resolute Forest announced that an agreement in principle has been reached between Unifor and the Corporation. The agreement in principle must be submitted to the members of the union for ratification and provides for the collective agreement to be renewed for four years. The master agreement covers eleven of Resolute's Canadian pulp and paper mills. The collective agreement covers approximately 2,000 employees represented by Unifor. The agreement in principle provides for wage increases in each of the four years and continues the partnership with the union on efficiency and employee safety.
Resolute Forest's Forest Stewardship Council certification in Ontario reinstated Resolute Forest announced the reinstatement of its Forest Stewardship Council certificate for the Black Spruce/Dog River-Matawin forest in Northwestern Ontario. The certificate had been temporarily suspended in January 2014 following an audit by Rainforest Alliance. In keeping with the FSC process, Resolute has since successfully undergone two rigorous audits, which confirmed that the company is in compliance with the FSC standard.