FACTS About the 2021 Warrior Met Coal Strike
Warrior Met Coal is focused on the future. We want to provide our employees with a highly attractive compensation and benefits package and to secure the Company going forward so Warrior Met Coal can remain in operation no matter the market conditions.
Warrior Met Coal has been an attractive and stable place to work since 2016 and has tripled its workforce since that time. We believe that certainty of continuous operation is an important commitment to our employees and our community, and Warrior Met Coal is committed to working towards that goal.
The average hourly employee at the Company made $97,000 last year, which puts the hourly Warrior Met Coal workers in the top 10% of wage earners in Alabama.
Over the last five years, Warrior Met Coal gave three voluntary and/or above contract wage increases of up to 44.3% to represented employees. This means some employees are earning $10.58 an hour more than they were at the beginning of the 2016 contract.
The Company also implemented performance-based incentive programs, and employees are eligible for bonuses, with the potential to earn up to an extra $17,000 a year.
Additionally, in the proposed contract from April 2021, the Company offered further wage increases. The extra pay offered equates to a 10-12% raise.
Represented employees should speak with the union regarding any comments or questions.