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Con Edison worker in Borough Park (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Con Ed, Union Strike Deal To End Lockout; Workers Ready For Storm Aftermath

The combination of a union lockout and the threat of severe weather could have created a perfect storm of problems for Con Edison, but instead it’s created the perfect solution.

07/26/2012

Union workers at power company Con Edison picket outside company headquarters on July 2, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Con Edison Makes New Offer After Talks Resume; Union Decries Proposal As ‘Lies’

Negotiations between the power company and Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers of America have been going on for weeks. The contract expired more than a week ago.

07/10/2012

Con Edison worker in Borough Park (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Unionized Workers With Con Ed Being Locked Out After Contract Negotiations Fail

Union spokesman John Melia said that negotiations between the power company and Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers of America lasted just over 10 days. The contract expired at midnight on Saturday.

07/01/2012

Con Ed workers

UWUA: Con Ed Utility Workers To Strike If Contract Agreement Not Reached

Con Edison crews working to restore power knocked out to customers in Brooklyn and Queens from the excessive heat are involved in contract talks and workers have authorized a strike for June 30 if an agreement is not reached.

06/22/2012