Skip to comments.Con Ed Locks Out Workers Following Failed Contract Talks
Posted on 07/01/2012 4:49:29 PM PDT by Kaosinla
Con Ed officials said they offered to extend the current contract until July 14 in an effort to reach a new deal, and sent NY1 a signed document showing it made the offer.
The company says it dismissed the workers because it could not get assurances from the union that it would not call a sudden strike. The utility also says the contract extension offer remained on the table.
"We offered a two-week extension of the current contract letting all of the members continue to work this week and the next, as long as there was no threat of a strike or a work stoppage for our customers, and the union leadership refused," said Con Ed spokesman Michael Clendenin.
The union disputed those claims, as a spokesman said the two-week extension offer was never made, and said workers told Con Ed they would were willing to work without a contract until negotiations could continue.
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I dont think people trust the word of Union leadership anymore.Are you trying for the Understatement of the Millennium Award for the 3rd Millennium?
The good news is, you might have a winner here.
The bad news is you have to wait for the spring of 3000 for the awards to be announced.
Intellectually honest, yes. Correct, no. I stand corrected. Not sure that calls for an apology but if one is in order, you have mine.
Will Obama be on Mt Rushmore by then?