United Steel Workers Voting on New Offer from Century Aluminum

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Right now, United Steel Workers are voting on a modified contract offer from Century Aluminum.

Nearly 570 union members had faced a lockout starting Monday after overwhelmingly rejecting a new contract last week.

However, company officials with the Hawesville, Kentucky plant agreed to delay the lockout 24 hours pending a vote on the latest offer.

The modified offer address issues such as insurance and overtime.

Union members have until 8:30 p.m. Monday to cast their ballot.

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