On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
AK Steel, union announce tentative settlement
The announcement of a tentative settlement in a year-long lockout at A.K. Steel’s Middletown mill sent the steelmaker’s stock soaring, but some union workers’ reactions were more reserved.
Some workers said they had mixed emotions or that they needed more information.
The company and the union declined to discuss terms of the proposal which, if ratified, would end the nation’s longest current major work stoppage.
The president of the local union says it would be at least five to seven days before a vote would be held, and the local’s executive committee hadn’t yet endorsed the proposal.
The company has continued to operate the mill, about 30 miles north of Cincinnati, with replacement workers and salaried employees.