Bloomberg Law
Oct. 30, 2018, 10:12 AMUpdated: Oct. 30, 2018, 5:02 PM

National Grid Workers Pressure Investors on 4-Month Lockout (1)

Andrew Wallender
Andrew Wallender

National Grid PLC gas workers in Massachusetts are taking their labor dispute to investors as 1,250 union members enter month five of a lockout.

The workers, represented by the United Steelworkers, were denied entry to work on June 25 after previous contracts with the local unions expired without an agreement. The company and union have met 14 times in the past 18 weeks and made progress with an offer of increased pension benefits, according to National Grid spokeswoman Christine Milligan.

But as negotiations continue, the union is calling on investors to hold the company accountable for safety concerns and the ...

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