Challenges Remain For National Grid, Union Workers Even With Contract

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National Grid gas workers are headed back to work this month following their six-month-long lockout. This week, the utility and the union members agreed to a new contract for the next five-and-a-half years.

But as they get ready to start work again, they face the challenge of what had been a bitter contract fight behind them.

To discuss, union president John Buonopane joined Morning Edition.

This segment aired on January 10, 2019.

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