Workers at Marietta reject Eramet contract proposal
Dec 06, 2006 | 02:31 PM
| Meghann McDonell
Workers at Eramet SA's Marietta, Ohio, plant have rejected a proposed labor contract in a vote held Wednesday.
"It went down fairly big," said Steve Tompkins, local vice president of the United Steelworkers union. "We contacted Eramet and let them know it was rejected."
The new labor terms proposed by France-based Eramet, which included minor provisions to the original contract, were not enough to appease union members. Marietta had offered a 0.5-percent increase in its 401(k) plan and a change to deductibles and lower costs for out-of-pocket health insurance, according to USW negotiator Jim Deem.....
To access AMM's full content, please log in below. If you do not have an AMM account, we invite you to take a free trial or subscribe below.
Already a registered amm.com user?
Access to amm.com editorial content is granted only to paid subscribers and trialists. If you do not have an active account in your own name, please either subscribe or take a trial and you will have instant access to amm.com content. Sharing your login credentials with individuals who are not subscribers represents a violation of AMM copyright.
Every morning, every minute no matter how often you follow the markets, there's an AMM subscription to fit your needs.
Not sure if you are ready to invest in a subscription right now? Take a free, no-obligation trial. Start your free trial today.