Good news Tuesday night for union members at local AK Steel branches including Zanesville, as workers had a chance to ratify a six-year proposed contract and they chose to avoid a lock-out and possible devastation to the community.
According to Dick Snyder, the International Representative of United Auto Workers, and Scott Kirkbride, the President of the UAW Local 4104, 74 percent of workers voted to approve the contract.
Zanesville’s firefighters, police officers and city employees can rest assured their raise is official today after City Council passed ordinances to allow for a raise of one percent this year, four percent in 2007 and 2008.
Passing the ordinances was a formality in the process. Firefighters Union President said getting the negotiations out of the way will make for other departmental concerns.
“It’s been a long process. It’s been frustrating but I think for...
After completely scorching a trailer on Monday afternoon, a fire re-kindled Tuesday morning at a home off of State Route 146 in Muskingum County.
Around 7:30 a.m. firefighters were called to 8250 Black Run Road, the home of the Tibias family. Licking Township Fire Chief Chris Miller says after the damage that took place yesterday, they hurried to the scene this morning.
“You can see by the heavy damage done to it, there was a lot of fire showing in the front. There was a...