Union Asks NY Regulators To Halt Con Edison Lockout

Law360, New York (July 11, 2012, 1:16 PM EDT) -- The union locked out by Consolidated Edison Co. of New York Inc. in a dispute over pension benefits asked state regulators Wednesday to terminate the current impasse, claiming the utility is jeopardizing its 3.3 million customers by fielding an inferior work force.

The complaint, filed by the 8,500-member AFL-CIO-affiliated Utility Workers Union of America Local 1-2 before the state's Public Service Commission, follows a July 1 move by Con Edison to lock out the union and the failure of the latest negotiations Tuesday to break the...
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