The Company and the Union Bargaining Committee resumed negotiations Monday, September 13th, to advance discussions concerning non-economic items and continue subcommittee work on job classifications and grievances. There has been significant progress made in all three areas in an effort to begin shifting focus to economic items. The Union Bargaining Committee shared its proposal for economic improvements Friday, September 17th. The proposal included general wage increases, a ratification bonus, performance incentive payouts, and improvements to the following: cost of living, retirement, insurance, holidays, lead pay, and other areas.
Negotiations will resume Monday, September 20th at 9:00 am.