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No contract; negotiations will resume on Oct. 2
Staff Report Last week’s contract negotiations between Honeywell and United Steelworkers Local 7-669 members resulted with more talking and still no proposal. The next negotiations are scheduled fo...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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City, Patient Care Solutions furthering commitments
After suspending the rules, the Metropolis City Council adopted two different ordinances Monday night that deal with the same subject. The first is an intergovernmental agreement with Shawnee Commu...
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Unit One tentative budget is on display
Massac Unit One School board welcomed another new board member at Monday night’s meeting. Board member Bobette Steele was sworn in and welcomed by board vice chairman Linda Grace, when the meeting ...
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Labor Day parade, events are scheduled
Staff Report What is considered by most the last holiday of summer, Labor Day activities are being planned in the region, including family and friends making plans throughout Massac County. The ann...
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Donation turns into ‘thank you’ ceremony
A check presentation turned into an impromptu ceremony to show appreciation to the many individuals, organizations and businesses involved in making the Metropolis Hope Light a reality. While the o...
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Contract negotiations resume, Honeywell confirms two releases
Staff Report Contract negotiations between Honeywell Inc. and United Steel Workers Local 7-669 resumed Monday with both sides trying to reach a new labor agreement at the uranium conversion facilit...
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Problems arise on picket line, USW says accusations are “baseless”
Staff Report In the interest of safety, Honeywell has sent a letter to United Steel Workers (USW) Local 7-669 union leaders to remind them of the standards of conduct agreed to during the 2010-11 l...
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City approves abatement for Banterra, barely
It came down to a tie breaking vote — twice —  Monday night as to whether the Metropolis City Council would accept or reject Massac County’s request for a 10-year tax abatement for the new Banterra...
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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County will ask for an extension
Much of Tuesday morning’s Massac County commissioners’ meeting was devoted to the 27-page report of violations from the Illinois Department of Labor’s (IDOL) Safety Inspection that was completed in...
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