Domestic tableware manufacturer Homer Laughlin China Company has revealed a new contract with its employee members of the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers Union.
The three-year contract will cover approximately 400 union-represented workers.
The tableware manufacturer was founded in 1871 and employs over 800 craftsmen in its US facility.
Homer Laughlin president, Elizabeth McIlvain, said: “This contract demonstrates that both sides are committed to keeping this area the heart of the American pottery industry. We look forward to a productive next three years, and beyond.
“We thank our represented employees for backing the agreement. It ensures that smooth operations will continue as we manufacture our high-quality, American-made dinnerware right here in West Virginia, USA.”