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Government
3:48 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

Honeywell Receives NRC Citation in Response to October Leak

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Nearly six months after a radioactive leak at the Honeywell facility in Metropolis, the company has received a violation notice from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

The government agency says facility workers failed to declare a formal alert and notify the NRC after a small uranium hexafluoride leak last October.

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Business
7:10 am
Mon March 30, 2015

USW Local 7-669 Ratifies Three-Year Contract with Honeywell Metropolis

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  The United Steelworkers Local 7-669 have ratified a new agreement with Honeywell Metropolis, officially ending a work stoppage that began in August.

Honeywell and the union reached a tentative agreement last week, after working with federal mediators.

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Business
6:25 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Honeywell, USW 7-669 Reach Tentative Agreement

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With help from federal mediators, Honeywell Metropolis and the United Steelworkers Local 7-669 have reached a tentative settlement that could end a work stoppage that began last August.

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Government
11:59 am
Fri March 13, 2015

NRC Orders Honeywell to Change Discrimination Policy and Guidelines

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ordered Honeywell, Inc. to administer new policies for reporting employee and safety concerns.  

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Business
4:05 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Honeywell Negotiations to Continue in February

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  Update: The bargaining date has been moved to Thursday, Feb 5. 

The Metropolis Honeywell plant and the United Steelworkers Local 7-6-6-9 are set to continue negotiations Feb. 4.

Honeywell Plant Manager Jim Pritchett said in a company letter today that the two groups have had informal talks during the past few months.

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Government
2:31 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

NLRB Dismisses Labor Violation Charges Against Honeywell

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The National Labor Relations Board has issued a decision in favor of Honeywell Plant officials regarding a complaint that they illegally locked out members of the United Steelworkers Union.

Last month, USW Local 7-669 filed the complaint to the board that the now 143-day work stoppage violates federal labor regulations. 

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Government
10:17 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Honeywell Restarts Production Today, NRC Approves New Emergency Protocols

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Honeywell’s Metropolis plant restarts production today, 18 days after a gas leak at the facility.

On the evening of Oct 26, employees there reported a uranium hexafluoride gas (UF-6) leak that put the plant into emergency shutdown mode.

A company investigation determined the leak was internal and caused by mechanical failure near the end of the production process. 

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Business
2:31 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

USW Files Unfair Labor Practice Charges in Honeywell Dispute

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As the lockout at Honeywell Corporation’s Metropolis plant continues, United Steelworkers has filed suit against the company alleging unfair labor practices.

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Government
6:30 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Honeywell Plant to Reopen to Run Emergency Drills This Week

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Honeywell's Metropolis plant will reopen for emergency drills and testing this week after a uranium hexafluoride gas leak last month shutdown the facility.  

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Business
3:05 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Honeywell Radioactive Leak May Not Have Been Handled Properly

Honeywell in Metropolis
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Honeywell officials say a radioactive leak at the Metropolis facility last week may not have been handled properly.

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