Friday, March 4, 2011
AIKEN COUNTY -- A workers strike is underway at an Aiken County plant.
News 12 has learned Teamsers Local 509 walked out of Owens Corning at 3:00 this afternoon.
The company says the strike will not affect their customers.
The 509 is upset over contract negotiations. Jason Saragian, spokesperson for Owens Corning, says the company made a "fair and competitive offer."
Union members say they had been negotiating for a three year contract, but were unhappy with a proposal that would only give small raises and make major changes to the pension plan.
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