ELKO, NEVADA – To settle claims of unfair labor practices brought by Operating Engineers Local 3, Nevada Gold Mines (NGM) has agreed to recognize the International Union Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 3 and honor Local 3’s collective bargaining agreement covering more than 1,300 NGM workers who were formerly employed by Newmont Mining Corp. The settlement ends a contentious legal battle ignited when NGM, a joint venture formed in 2019 by Newmont and Barrick Gold Corp., repudiated the Union’s existing contract with Newmont. (read the entire press release)