Honeywell drops health insurance for locked out workers


Reporter - Todd Faulkner
Photojournalist - David Dycus

METROPOLIS, Ill. - When companies and their employees are locked in a labor dispute, everyone loses.

But members of a local union are finding out the hard way, you can lose a lot more than just a paycheck.

Honeywell in Massac County, Illinois, has cancelled health insurance coverage for locked out members of United Steel Workers Local 7-669.  For reaction from the union and management, and what this means for the workers going forward, watch the video.

To read the entire letter from Honeywell posted on the company's website regarding health insurance, click here. For more from the plant's spokesperson Peter Dalpe, click here.