The union representing more than 800 workers at the Caterpillar plant in South Milwaukee has rejected the company’s contract offer.
Wausau Paper is selling its specialty paper business and two mills in northern Wisconsin to a private equity firm for $130 million.
The members of the United Steelworkers have approved a new three-year contract with U.S. Steel.
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — United Steelworkers leaders say they expect union members will reject a contract proposal Tuesday offered by the Hoffmaster Group Inc. in Oshkosh because it seeks concessions without offering any incentives. About 400 Hoffmaster employees are voting on the three-year contract proposal, which may not bring an end to a six-month impasse [...]
Published: September 16, 2010
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By Frederic J. Frommer AP Writer Washington — A lobbying coalition is campaigning to require more electricity be produced by renewable energy sources such as wind, solar and geothermal. But the effort hasn’t gained traction in the Senate this year, despite the push by environmental groups, renewable energy providers, more than half the nation’s governors [...]