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Union extends strike at Finnish UPM mills for another two weeks

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07 Jan 2022 − 

The strike at UPM's Finnish pulp and paper mills could be extended until 5 February if no agreement is reached in collective bargaining.

This was announced by the Finnish Paperworkers' Union on 5 January. Production at the Jämsänkoski, Kouvola, Lappeenranta, Pietarsaari, Rauma, Tampere and Valkeakoski mills has been at a standstill since the early morning of 1 January. The strike was originally planned to end on 22 January at the latest.

In Finland, UPM produces, among other things, coated and uncoated printing and writing papers, magazine and catalogue papers, label and speciality papers, and market pulp. According to the company, the stoppage will affect UPM Pulp, UPM Biofuels, UPM Communication Papers, UPM Specialty Papers and UPM Raflatac.

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