Retirement Surge Challenges Algoma to Fill Jobs

Saturday, August 12, 2017 3:39 PM Written by 
Published in Essar Steel Algoma

Algoma is looking for 63 good people. With retirement looming for 25 percent of its workforce in the next three years, Algoma is looking to attract new employees for production positions that include general labor, production operations and production shipment.

"We have 700 employees eligible to retire today. As these people transition into retirement, there is a positive net new economic impact in our community – one collecting a pension, another collecting a salary," said Jim Rennie, vice president human resources.


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Sandy Williams

Sandy Williams joined Steel Market Update as Editor and Writer in October 2012. She is a graduate of The University of Akron with degrees in Business Management, Public Relations and a masters in higher education administration. She has experience in writing, marketing, and event planning for non-profit organizations. Sandy edits the SMU newsletter and writes articles. For more information, email

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