Your Bargaining Committee realizes that this process has been a long frustrating one for all of us. As we have said many times, we are here and have full intentions to stay as long as it takes to get a contract that you have earned and deserve. We are happy to report that we continue to make significant progress at the bargaining table.
The Union was able to pass a counter on healthcare and wages today for the company to consider. The chairs of the committees had a discussion regarding a training program that we feel is being taken very seriously and the company is getting other departments involved before they bring us back a counter.