Nichols strike ends, but temps get jobs

Apr 10, 2012 | 01:33 PM | Suzy Waite

Tags  Nichols Aluminum, Teamsters Union Local 371, Thomas Brackmann, Tom Brackmann, Howard Spoon, aluminum, sheet, Suzy Waite

NEW YORK — A strike at Nichols Aluminum LLC’s Davenport, Iowa, facility ended Friday morning, but the future of unionized workers’ jobs remains uncertain after the company last week gave more than 100 temporary workers permanent status.

"The union informed us Friday morning (they were) ending the strike," Nichols president Thomas Brackmann told AMM. "The picket lines are gone."....

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