Steelworkers Announce Media Teleconference to Discuss Ormet PR Newswire PITTSBURGH, Dec. 26, 2013 PITTSBURGH, Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. on Fri., Dec. 27, to update the public on the union's ongoing efforts to save approximately 1,000 jobs at Ormet's Hannibal, Ohio aluminum smelter. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) During the call, USW District 1 Director David McCall and others will discuss Ormet's request to purchase electricity at wholesale market rates and provide an update on the situation in Hannibal. Earlier this month, the USW delivered a first batch of over 9,000 petition signatures to Gov. John Kasich urging his administration to bring Ormet, American Electric Power (AEP) and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) together to negotiate a power supply arrangement that will allow the facility to resume operations. The USW represents 850,000 men and women employed in metals, mining, pulp and paper, rubber, chemicals, glass, auto supply and the energy-producing industries, along with a growing number of workers in public sector and service occupations. ATTN ASSIGNMENT/EDITORS: Speakers, Interviews, Q & A WHO: USW Dist. 1 Director David McCall and Steelworkers fighting to save jobs at Ormet WHAT: News/media teleconference to discuss the future of the smelter and outline the USW next steps WHEN: 11 a.m., Fri., Dec. 27, 2013 DIAL-IN: 1-866-436-3100 Meeting ID – 7751 Password - 12345 More information, contact: Tony Montana - 216-308-4798 (cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE United Steelworkers (USW) Website: http://www.usw.org
Steelworkers Announce Media Teleconference to Discuss Ormet
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