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    Default Honeywell Workers Get Rare Good News for Christmas


    For the past several Christmases, workers at Honeywell’s uranium plant in Metropolis, Ill., have had little to celebrate. Most of the workers at the plant have spent the best part of four years in a series of labor struggles with the company: first a tense 13-month lockout ending in 2011, then post-lockout disputes in which the union alleged that the company failed to abide by the new contract, and then, in July of 2012, a yearlong shuttering of the plant that led to temporary layoffs of almost the entire union workforce.

    This holiday season, however, the workers are finally getting something to cheer about—all of their jobs back, two days before Christmas.

    Earlier this month, Honeywell’s new plant manager Jim Pritchett recalled the final 11 of the nearly 200 laid-off union workers—including the union local president, Stephen Lech. The last of the workers restarted their jobs on Monday, December 23. The union, United Steelworkers (USW) Local 7-699, is hoping that the recalls may be a sign of improved relations with Honeywell.
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    Default Re: Honeywell Workers Get Rare Good News for Christmas

    Great News , a Christmas gift for all our union brothers and sisters .

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    Default Re: Honeywell Workers Get Rare Good News for Christmas

    Quote Originally Posted by UNION 282 View Post
    Great News , a Christmas gift for all our union brothers and sisters .
    Yes, finally some good news out there for some union workers!

 

 

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