February 15, 2017 / 11:10 PM / 7 months ago

BRIEF-Primero Mining says unionized employees at San Dimas mine in Mexico initiated strike action

Feb 15 (Reuters) - Primero Mining Corp

* Primero mining says unionized employees at co’s san dimas mine in mexico initiated strike action,resulting in complete stoppage of mining and milling activities at site (adds dropped words)

* Primero announces work stoppage at san dimas

* Primero mining corp - depending on its duration, strike could have a negative impact on company’s 2017 production

* Primero is not seeking a reduction in individual worker compensation

* Primero mining corp - negotiations with san dimas union have “not sufficiently addressed these critical issues”

* Says depending on its duration, strike could have a negative impact on company’s 2017 production

* Primero mining - total workforce at san dimas including contractors will be reduced, a process that has already commenced outside of cba negotiations

* Primero mining corp - as result co has decided to postpone release of its formal 2017 production and cost guidance until resolution has been achieved

* Primero mining corp - primero asked union to agree to an extension of negotiation period, which was refused Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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