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AK Steel Rockport Workers Ratify Contract

Written by Sandy Williams

Union members at AK Steel Rockport Works have ratified a new four-year labor agreement. The agreement covers 319 hourly production employees of the United Auto Workers (UAW) and will be in effect until Sept. 30, 2021.

Rockport Works produces a full range of cold rolled carbon, coated and stainless steels, with many of the products coated and processed at Rockport used in the automotive industry.

“We are pleased to have reached an agreement at our Rockport Works ahead of the expiration date,” said Roger K. Newport, chief executive officer of AK Steel. “The new agreement provides a competitive labor contract that advances the interests of our employees and the company.”

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