Union Rips Con Edison Injunction Threat Against Protesters

Law360, New York (July 6, 2012, 4:52 PM EDT) -- A spokesman for 8,500 electrical workers locked out by Consolidated Edison Co. of New York Inc. in a dispute over retirement benefits blasted the utility Friday after the company went to a Westchester County judge over concerns that union protesters were hindering its operations.

AFL-CIO-affiliated Utility Workers Union of America Local 1-2 and other organized labor groups have been engaging in noisy protests at Con Edison's downtown New York City headquarters and at one of its facilities in Rye, N.Y. — leading the utility to threaten...
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