United Steel Workers http://apr.org en Severance Plan Outlined In Ala. IP Plant Closure http://apr.org/post/severance-plan-outlined-ala-ip-plant-closure <p></p><p>United Steel Workers officials have detailed the severance package their members will be given in the International Paper Courtland Mill closure.</p><p>Union officials told the Florence TimesDaily that their more than 800 members at the plant will be given a $2,000 check up front and 1 and a half week&#39;s pay for every year they&#39;ve been employed with the plant.</p><p>President of Local 1161, Bill Sneed, says members were receptive to the negotiated package, although many are still shocked the plant is closing.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 21:02:06 +0000 The Associated Press 39396 at http://apr.org Severance Plan Outlined In Ala. IP Plant Closure