management and representatives of United Steel Workers
International Local 850 formally signed a five-year labor
to a news release from Regal Ware Marketing Services Supervisor
Karen Zenner, union members ratified the contract in November.
The agreement takes effect Friday.
agreement “provides solid market-based salary increases in each
of the five years of the contract,” according to the news
employees play an important role in ensuring the strength of our
growing manufacturing operations and our ability to be
responsive to our customers, and we appreciate their many
contributions,” Regal Ware President and CEO Jeff Reigle said in
a statement. “We are pleased with the new contract and believe
it is competitive while continuing to provide a stable
production environment as we focus on managing the business
internationally for growth and long-term success.”
employs about 200 Local 850 members at its plants in West Bend
and Kewaskum. Regal Ware manufactures stainless steel cookware
for the direct sales market worldwide.