Sikorsky union president says latest offer would leave members poorer

Striking Sikorsky union members held two membership meetings Wednesday to discuss proposals and options for a contract resolution. Union President Rocco Calo presented Sikorsky's latest offer at both

News 12 Staff

Mar 15, 2006, 10:37 PM

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Sikorsky union president says latest offer would leave members poorer
Striking Sikorsky union members held two membership meetings Wednesday to discuss proposals and options for a contract resolution. Union President Rocco Calo presented Sikorsky's latest offer at both meetings, but he says it doesn't offer any more value than the last one. Calo says the company's latest ratification bonus would leave union members $500 poorer. He also says pay increases and cash balance increases under the new proposal need to change. The state labor department also rejected the union members? bid for jobless payments saying strikers had to prove they had been locked out and were willing to work under the old contract.Strikers have been picketing against Sikorsky for three weeks and the company remains firm on the issue of increasing employees? payments for health insurance.
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