Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. announced on October 12 that its employees represented by the United Steelworkers (USW) at its Tilden and Empire mines in Michigan, and its United Taconite and Hibbing Taconite mines in Minnesota ratified a new four-year labor contract. The new contract is retroactively effective from October 1, 2018, through September 30, 2022. The new contract covers approximately 1,800 USW-represented iron ore miners at Cliffs’ operations.