USS intends to lock out Lake Erie union workers

Apr 25, 2013 | 01:43 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  Lake Erie Works, U.S. Steel, USW, Hamilton plant, Charles Bradford, Bradford Research, steel, hot strip labor

NEW YORK — U.S. Steel Corp.’s Lake Erie Works intends to lock out unionized workers at 9 a.m. April 28 as labor negotiations between the two parties have failed.

The Pittsburgh-based steelmaker gave a 72-hour lockout notice to the United Steelworkers union in a letter dated April 25.

Union members overwhelmingly rejected the company’s proposed contract a day earlier (, April 24). The previous contract expired April 16.....

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