Steel News

Reuters: U. S. Steel's Locked-Out Canada Workers Reject Contract Proposal

8/1/2013 - Workers locked out at United States Steel Corp's Lake Erie works in Canada have voted to reject the steelmaker's contract proposal, their union said on Wednesday, according to a Reuters report.
The vote is likely to extend a labor dispute that has shut down raw steel production at the Ontario mill, weighing on U.S. Steel's financial results.
United Steelworkers Local 8782 President Bill Ferguson said 71 percent voted against the contract proposal, which had not been endorsed by the union.
U.S. Steel locked out about 1,000 workers at the Nanticoke, Ontario, facility on April 28, after they rejected an earlier contract offer…