Tuesday, March 6, 2006 - Middletown, OH - Alan McCoy, AK Steel Corporation spokesman said Tuesday, AK Steel negotiators are studying a counter-proposal presented by AEIF (The Union) earlier this afternoon.
Negotiators for both sides met for about 40 minutes Tuesday.
AK Steel (NYSE:AK Steel) negotiators will contact AEIF to schedule the next visit to the bargaining table, AK spokesman Alan McCoy said.
Brian Daley, AEIF President, could not be reached for comment as of 6pm Tuesday. The 2,700 AEIF hourly workers have been locked out of the Middletown plant since their labor agreement expired Feb. 28, 2006.