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by News on September 24, 2011

in Union Contracting Privileges

By Patricia Wolf/

Members of the bargaining committee of the United Auto Workers Local 578 were back in the plant Friday after labor contract negotiations with Oshkosh Corporation officials broke down late Thursday.

Union and company officials on Friday said the sticking points is a company demand for increased health insurance payments by employees.

UAW president Nick Nitschke said the company proposal amounts to a cut in compensation for Oshkosh Corp.’s more than 3,000 employees.|topnews|img|FRONTPAGE

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