Company Seeks Scabs on Pittsburgh Craigslist to Work 84 Hours a Week During Steelworkers Lockout

There is a major labor dispute happening in Pittsburgh between Allegheny Technologies Incorporated and the United Steelworkers.  In the beginning of August, ATI locked out over 2,000 USW members from the job.

Two days ago, Strom Engineering, a company that specializes in hiring scabs to prolong lockouts and break strikes.  The company is offering $1,700 – $3,000 for those willing work 12 hour days and 84 hours a week.  The company posted the following in the Pittsburgh Craigslist network:

Now Hiring
IMMEDIATE EMPLOYMENT!Steel and Metals Experience:
Rolling Mills
Melt Shop/Furnaces
Maintenance/Skilled Trades
Roll Grind
Anneal & Pickle
. . .and more

$1,700 to $3,000 per week based on position, skills and experience

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and work in a standing position for entire shift (12 hours/day) in a high heat/temperature manufacturing environment. Workweek is 84 hours/week.

Previous experience in a metal manufacturing or processing facility is required. All positions require working for unknown duration and are temporary. THIS IS A LABOR DISPUTE SITUATION – EMPLOYEES WILL BE TRANSPORTED ACROSS A PICKET LINE.

A background check and drug screen are required. Only those with the skills we are seeking will be contacted.
Email Resume , Skills, Experience, Contact information to:

Call: 952-767-2495 or 844-767-2495



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