Locked Out Workers Protest As National Grid Works To Fix Woburn Mistake

WOBURN (CBS) – National Grid union workers were protesting again Wednesday while the company works to fix a mistake some believe wouldn’t have happened if it wasn’t for the lockout.

National Grid says Woburn homeowners who have been living without gas since Monday should have service restored Thursday.

A replacement worker accidentally overpressurized a line. The mistake is putting more pressure on National Grid to end the lockout, now entering its fourth month.

“We don’t believe that would have happened if we were working,” said USW 12012 President John Buonopane.

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USW 12012 President John Buonopane (WBZ-TV)

Locked out workers were protesting outside of the Prudential Building in Boston. Both sides appear to be very far apart.

“They want a two tiered benefit system for new hires,” said Buonapane. “So anybody…

Original published: 2018-10-10 19:00:55 Read the full Boston News here


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