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Pat Haggerty, the negotiator for Local 1928, says the situation is at a standstill.
'The company is saying, you've got our offer,' he said.
'They're not hungry enough to negotiate,' Haggerty added.
The request by the union, to hold off on contract negotiations until this June, would not have cost the company any additional money, he pointed out.
'Our position was, there's not going to be an increase,' Haggerty said. 'And that wasn't good enough.'