Local carpenters are going back to work after a month-long strike. Contractors and union leaders have reached a tentative settlement.
A negotiating committee met Tuesday and reached an agreement at about nine in the evening, said Larry Weigand, chairman of the Labor Relations Council.
Workers had the green light to go back to work today, but only some carpenters were on the job today. Everyone is expected to work tomorrow.
Weigand wouldn’t comment on specifics of the settlement. But he says it will become final Thursday morning after contractors vote on a few additional terms.
The strike started a month ago. Carpenters and contractors disagreed on wages, benefit increases, and contract terms.
Projects affected by the strike include the new
FOX Fort Wayne tried to get comment from the local carpenter's union on the settlement. But the union building was locked Wednesday afternoon, and no one returned our multiple phone calls.