AGY strike over; workers plan to head back to work on Monday

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW) -- After 90 days of striking outside of the AGY plant, the union said it approved a new contract that would put all employees back to work on Monday.

Hundreds of workers in Aiken were on strike demanding fair pay.

Workers at the plant said AGY was planning to cut wages and slash benefits. Other problems for workers include the start of unannounced drug tests, limiting backpay and a new attendance policy.

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