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Honeywell Negotiations to Resume Friday

Oct 2, 2014
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UPDATE: 3:53pm Thursday

No agreement was reached today between Honeywell and union officials. 

Honeywell Representative Peter Dalpe says that company negotiators had turned down the United Steelworker Union's last contract proposal saying that it would be detrimental to the competitiveness of the site. 

USW Local 7-669

Metropolis Honeywell union members demonstrated in front of Honeywell corporate headquarters in Washington, D.C. and attempted to meet with several lobbying firms Thursday. United Steelworkers Local 7-669, joined by D.C.  AFL-CIO members delivered letters to Akin Gump, OB C Group, McBee Strategic, and Duberstein Group, who they claim Honeywell has hired along with their own in-house lobby team.

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UPDATE: Honeywell has issued a statement on the situation.

“The company and the union continued bargaining on Tuesday, but little progress was made. 

Honeywell Talks Conclude, Union Not Satisfied

Aug 1, 2014
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Negotiations ended last night at the Honeywell Metropolis Plant with Honeywell presenting its “last best and final offer,” but union representatives say there’s more negotiation to be done.