NEW YORK U.S.
Steel Corp. and United Steelworkers union officials will meet
July 23 and 24 to discuss the companys latest labor
contract offer for locked-out workers at the Lake Erie Works in
steelmaker said last week that it had asked the Ontario
provincial government to intervene and order a vote on its
final contract offer (
amm.com, July 15).
The union negotiating
committee has said on its social media website that the
companys newest proposal is a "bad deal" and not in the
"best interests" of its membership.
The meeting comes 12
weeks after failed negotiations resulted in U.S. Steel locking
out some 1,000 hourly workers at Nanticoke (
amm.com, April 29).
A U.S. Steel Canada representative could not be reached for