Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc. has reached a new
five-year collective bargaining deal with 250 hourly workers at
its Bridgeville, Pa., plant.
The newly ratified
deal will go into effect Sept. 1, when the existing agreement
expires. The new contract maintains the flexible work rule
terms and profit-sharing incentives contained in the existing
deal, Universal said.
union Local 9531 president Jeff Astle told AMM that
negotiations for the new agreement proceeded "as expected."
"We are pleased that we have a new contract with the
Bridgeville employees that is beneficial to them and is in the
best interests of our customers and shareholders," Universal
president and chief executive officer Dennis Oates said in a