Machinists Local 776 has approved a new labor deal with Lockheed Martin following a nine week strike, setting the stage for employees to return to work on July 2.
Striking Lockheed Martin machinists will gather in the Fort Worth Stockyards to vote on a new labor deal.
A nine-week strike at the Lockheed Martin facility in Fort Worth may soon be over. Leaders with the Machinists Union say they have reached a tentative 4-year agreement.
Lockhead officials say the company and the union representing 3,600 employees reach a tentative agreement last Saturday.
Fort Worth aerospace engineering company Lockheed Martin will begin mediations with its workers union on Wednesday, after employees walked out on strike nine weeks ago.
The NFL Referees Association is disputing a claim by the league that the officials threatened to take a strike vote after their contract expired.
The majority of the employees on strike at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth work on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Mostly testing setbacks have caused the delays on the radar-evading fighter, but the strike isn’t helping.
The Point restaurant felt the economic impact of the strike even before picket lines had formed.
Union leaders say the company’s proposed changes to the pension plan, health costs and new hires policy were unacceptable.
After weeks of negotiations between Lockheed Martin and the International Association of Machines and Aerospace Workers the union voted to go on strike on Saturday.
Mechanics for American Airlines are a big step closer to a strike.
Pastor Joel Miller of the Summit church says he has not eaten since Tuesday, living on water alone.