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United Steelworkers Authorize Strike At Local Allegheny Technologies Plants

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- More than 1,000 local steelworkers are ready to strike.

Last night, the United Steelworkers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike for its 1,300 members working at Allegheny Technologies.

The union says ATI is dragging its feet in negotiations and is demanding a four-year contract with changes to wages, health insurance, and protections.

ATI says employees will be better off financially under its most recent proposal.

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