Con Edison Locks Out Workers, Union President Says

Written By: Talk of the Sound News

Image001 Harry J. Farrell, President of Local 1-2, has announced as of 2 a.m. Sunday, July 1, 2012 Con Edison has locked out its workers who are members of Local 1-2, NY, Utility Workers Union of America.

Allan Drury, Public Affairs Manager for Con Ed, sent Talk of the Sound a document showing that Con Edison offered to continue the labor contract until July 14 while talks continued. The company’s representative, Mary Adamo, signed it. The union president declined.

Con Ed Agreement

“Our offer still stands,” said Drury. “If the union agreed to extend the contract, we would welcome our employees back immediately.”