Utility workers and Kentucky American Water continue negotiations

Posted at 4:47 PM, Feb 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-11 19:55:35-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Utility Workers at Kentucky American Water originally planned a strike for Friday evening but called it off.

"Kentucky American Water and the National Conference of Firemen and Oilers Union have not yet reached a contract agreement but union representatives have indicated that no work stoppage is planned for this evening. Company and union representatives will resume negotiations next week, and operations will not be impacted," shared Susan Lancho from Kentucky American Water.

Union members of the National Conference of Firemen & Oilers Chapter 320, SEIU 32BJ had planned to strike because of the unaddressed filed labor practice charges.

The four charges were filed with the National Labor Relations Board.