As of 2 AM Sunday morning, ConEd has locked out 8,500 members of Utility Workers Union of America, Locals 1-2 in New York. More information at the union web site here:
The contract expired midnight on Saturday.
After 10 days of negotiations, the union requested dates to resume negotiations from Con Ed, and Con Ed informed the union negotiators shortly before 1:30 this morning that they had decided to lock out the members of 1-2.
Check back for regular negotiation updates.
Please follow the link above to read more about the lock out and the refusal of ConEd to negotiate a fair contract. CEO pay remains huge while workers are refused a seat at the bargaining table.
SOLIDARITY with our Brothers and Sisters of the Utility Workers Union of America.