Hormel and Local 9 Return to the Table Monday



September 10, 2019


(ABC 6 News) - In Austin, employee contracts at Hormel Foods have expired and still, no agreement is made on a new contract.


United Food & Commercial Workers Local 9 Labor Union was in negotiations with Hormel for 5 weeks the contract expired Sunday.


They will return to the table next Monday.


President of Local 9, Richard Morgan, says the economy has played a big factor in negotiations in the latest contract and both sides need a little more time to come to an agreement.


Morgan says the extensions aren't uncommon, the previous contract extension went until November...


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