Union workers are continuing to strike at King’s Material in Cedar Rapids area over a wage dispute.
Jesse Case, Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 238, said the Company’s last offer was unanimously rejected by the membership. “Workers are tired of living paycheck to paycheck in a market that is grossly underpaying their employees. Wages in the concrete industry in the Cedar Rapids market have remained stagnant for years and quite frankly, I’m surprised the industry has gone this long without a strike”, Case said.
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