About 150 workers at a Winona foundry are on strike and are picketing their employer.
About 800 union workers who rejected Caterpillar Inc.’s latest contract offer walked off the job Tuesday at a plant in Joliet.
Striking workers at Manitowoc Co. have voted against the company’s latest contract offer.
Published: January 11, 2012
Tags: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local 516, machinists, Manitowoc Co., strike, unions
Talks between the Manitowoc Co. and its striking union have resumed with a federal mediator.
Manitowoc Cranes has notified its striking machinists that it’s hiring replacement workers to meet customer demand.
MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — Machinists are walking the picket line at The Manitowoc Co. Nearly 200 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers walked off the job this week at the company’s crane division after rejecting a four-year contract offer. The crane division employs about 800 people. Terms of the offer were [...]
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